Procter & Gamble is an American multinational corporation headquartered in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio and manufactures a wide range of consumer goods. In 2011, P recorded $82.6 billion dollars in sales. Fortune magazine ranked P at fifth place of the "World's Most Admired Companies" list, which was up from sixth place in 2010. Procter & Gamble is the only Fortune 500 company to issue C Share common stock. William Procter, a candlemaker, and James Gamble, a soapmaker, emigrated from England and Ireland respectively. They settled in Cincinnati initially and met when they married...
|Founded:||October 31, 1837|
|Founders:||William Procter, James Gamble|
|Legal structure:||Public company|
|Industries:||Manufacturing, Food Preparations, NEC, Soap and Other Detergent Manufacturing, Soaps and Other Detergents, Except Speciality Cleaners, Perfumes, Cosmetics, and Other Toilet Preparations, Personal care|