June 17, 2005
Santa Monica-based Activision Inc. named former Procter & Gamble Co. executive Michael Griffith as chief executive of the game maker's publishing unit. Griffith's predecessor, Ron Doornink, was appointed chairman of the unit.
October 18, 2005 |
Newell Rubbermaid Inc. said Chief Executive Joseph Galli resigned "by mutual agreement" with the board, ending a tenure of more than four years marked by job cuts, plant closings and attempts to turn the consumer products maker around. Newell board member and former Procter & Gamble Co. executive Mark Ketchum was named interim CEO.
January 24, 1996 |
The main patent for olestra, Procter & Gamble Co.'s no-calorie fat substitute, will expire Thursday unless the Food and Drug Administration approves its use. . . . Los Angeles-based Princess Cruises Inc., which runs the famed "Love Boat," has sued Donald Trump, claiming he violated the company's trademark by naming a cruise vessel under construction the "Trump Princess."
April 14, 1993 |
Pfizer Inc. and Procter & Gamble Co. have scrapped plans to co-develop an osteoporosis drug after failing to agree on final commercial terms. Last September, the companies agreed to jointly develop Procter & Gamble's prescription drug, Risedronate, to treat osteoporosis. The companies said late Tuesday they were unable to reach final commercial terms, but didn't elaborate.