William P. Gipson was the President, Enterprise Packaging Transformation and Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer at The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G).
During his 34-year career with P&G, Gipson held a number of global leadership positions
in transformation and innovation within R&D in Asia and the Americas before his retirement in 2019. He led R&D for a broad range of products and markets and served in business unit and enterprise-level roles, leading global teams and living and working on three continents.
In Gipson’s final role as a President, Enterprise Packaging Transformation, he led end-to-end value creation across all P&G businesses, functions, and regions, including packaging-related supply chain transformation and digital and bricks-and-mortar channel readiness. Gipson also concurrently served as Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer for eight years.
Gipson holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Alabama.