Johnson, P&G legal officer, to retire in June

CINCINNATI Procter & Gamble has announced that James Johnson, chief legal officer, will retire on June 1.

Succeeding Johnson is Steven Jemison, currently deputy general counsel.

“Jim’s service and dedication to our business has been outstanding. He is broadly respected for the clarity of his advice and counsel, which has enabled the company to operate to the highest possible standards,” stated A.G. Lafley, P&G chairman and chief executive officer. “Steve is an exceptional lawyer and leader who will continue to provide high levels of counsel and service in his new role.”

In addition, John Goodwin, currently vice president of finance and accounting of global health and well being, has been named president of global snacks and pet care, effective immediately.

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