Former P&G head A.G. Lafley appointed to board of Legendary Entertainment

BURBANK, Calif. — Former chairman, president and CEO of Procter & Gamble A.G. Lafley has joined Legendary Entertainment’s board of directors.

Lafley joins a board comprising Legendary's chairman and CEO Thomas Tull, as well as Jim Breyer, Larry Clark, Dick Cook and Joe Roth.

Legendary Entertainment is a media company with film (Legendary Pictures), television (Legendary Television) and comics (Legendary Comics) divisions.

When Lafley was at the helm at P&G, sales doubled, profits quadrupled, and the company's market value increased by more than $100 billion dollars. He graduated from Hamilton College in 1969, joined the U.S. Navy in 1970, earned an MBA from Harvard Business School in 1977, and then joined P&G.

Lafley currently serves as special partner at Clayton, Dubilier & Rice and as director of the General Electric Co. Lafley is also the co-author of "The Game Changer," a book on innovation, and author of Harvard Business Review articles, "What Only the CEO Can Do" and "The Art and Science of Finding the Right CEO."

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