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.
September 9, 2008 |
Alberto-Culver Co., maker of Alberto VO5 and Tresemme shampoos, agreed to buy the Noxzema skin-care brand from Procter & Gamble Co. Procter & Gamble will continue to run its Noxzema shaving, deodorant and body-wash business in parts of Western Europe, Alberto-Culver said in a statement. It didn't specify the value of the transaction.
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."