Shailesh Jejurikar is an Indian American business executive and the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Procter & Gamble. In 2020, he was also appointed to join the board of Otis Elevator Company. As Chief Operating Officer (COO), Mr. Jejurikar has profit/loss responsibility for P&G’s Enterprise Markets (Latin America, India, Middle East, Africa, Southeast Asia and Eastern Europe) and leads Information Technology, Global Business Services, Sales, Market Operations, Purchasing, Manufacturing, Distribution and New Business for the company.
Previously, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Procter & Gamble’s largest business sector, Fabric & Home Care, which includes many of P&G’s most iconic brands: Tide, Ariel, Downy, Gain, Febreze, Swiffer and represents about one-third of total company sales and net earnings.
Mr. Jejurikar’s extensive P&G career has spanned multiple businesses (Health & Beauty Care, Home Care, Fabric Care and P&G Professional) in both developed and developing regions (North America, Europe, Asia and Africa). Known for his unique ability to identify growth possibilities, he has consistently delivered strong business results in every market and on every business, enabled via his deep experience of growing brands locally and regionally.
Mr. Jejurikar also served as Member of the Nanyang Business School’s Advisory Board (2007-2015) and as a Trustee of the Cincinnati Country Day School (2012- 2017).