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Cincinnati, OH.

Procter & Gamble Recognizes Top Performing Global Partners

Awards acknowledge performance, collaboration and partnership


CINCINNATI, October 25, 2010 — The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG) recognized its top performing external business partners during an awards ceremony last night as the conclusion of the P&G Supplier and Agency Summit. The objective of the annual summit is to recognize and celebrate those key contributors who have demonstrated partner excellence. This year more than 350 companies and agencies partners were represented at the awards dinner. 

"We need partnerships with retail customers, investors, business partners, agencies and suppliers that are built upon the fundamental idea of improving lives," said Bob McDonald, P&G's chairman of the board, president and chief executive officer.

Among P&G's more than 80,000 suppliers, 6 received the honor of being named "Supplier of the Year" including:

Havpak, Inc.

HAYCO LTD.

NELSON PACKAGING COMPANY, INC.

NIPPON SHOKUBAI CO., LTD.

Novozymes

PEGAS NONWOVENS

"We view our suppliers, agencies and external business partners as an extension of our Company and critical to helping us achieve our Company's Purpose of touching and improving the lives of the world's consumers," said Rick Hughes, chief purchasing officer. "We expect the best from our business partners, and we are focused on growing long-term relationships that are sustainable, innovative and create joint value."
 
In addition to the select few "Supplier of the Year" awards, all companies performing consistently at high levels within P&G's internal performance management system earned Excellence Awards. The 76 external business partners receiving this distinction were:  

Albany International

American Dehydrated Foods, Inc. (ADF)

International Dehydrated Foods, Inc. (IDF)

Archer Corporate Services

Bonsey Design

Breakthrough Fuel

Carat USA

CCG Marketing Solutions

Columbia Machine, Inc.

Design Productions, Inc.

Diamond Packaging

DYNACAST

ECB Company Srl

Emerson Process Management

Ernst & Young LLP

EVONIK INDUSTRIES

Farm Frites International B.V.

GOINDUSTRY DOVEBID

Havpak, Inc.

HAYCO LTD.

HPV Engineering, s.r.o.

HUANGSHAN NOVEL CO., LTD.

Interbrand

INTERNATIONAL FLAVORS & FRAGRANCES INC.

Interscope Manufacturing, Inc.

Ipsos Understanding UnLtd.

Jack Morton Worldwide

Jones Lang LaSalle

KDC

Ketchum Inc.

Mabuchi Motor

Marina Maher Communications

MAYR-MELNHOF PACKAGING

MediaCom

MINERA DE SANTA MARTA, S.A.

MULTI-COLOR CORPORATION

NELSON PACKAGING COMPANY, INC.

Nicosia Creative Expresso Ltd.

NIPPON SHOKUBAI CO., LTD.

Novozymes

ODTH nv

Oregon Potato Company

P&O Ferrymasters Ltd.

PAX AUSTRALIA / ONE ASIA

PEGAS NONWOVENS

Pep

Pilot 1.0

Premiere Packaging

Publicis

Quality Packaging Specialist International

Quigley-Simpson

RB Tool & Mfg. Co.

Response Media

Rising Display Products (ZhongShan) Co., Ltd.

RKW SE

Ronchi Mario S.p.a.

Shanghai Morimatsu Pharmaceutical Equipment Engineering Co., Ltd.

SILSA

SMG / Starcom

Southern Graphic Systems, Intl.

Tanax

Tapestry Partners

Technimark LLC

Tessy Plastics Corporation

The Cly-Del Manufacturing Company

THE SHIBUSAWA WAREHOUSE CO., LTD.

Transportadora Jolivan

TRS Packaging

TSS Technologies

Umiplast S.A.

VWR International, LLC

Wieden + Kennedy

Woodstone Energy, LLC.

Xerox Corporation

X-label GmbH & Co. KG

ZAHORANSKY-Group

Ziba

"Our external business partners bring ideas, technology, creativity, diversity and innovation to our business. I am truly grateful for their commitment and dedication to helping P&G fulfill its Purpose of touching and improving the lives of the world's consumers, now and for generations to come," said McDonald.
 
About Procter & Gamble

Four billion times a day, P&G brands touch the lives of people around the world. The company has one of the strongest portfolios of trusted, quality, leadership brands, including Pampers(R), Tide(R), Ariel(R), Always(R), Whisper(R), Pantene(R), Mach3(R), Bounty(R), Dawn(R), Gain(R), Pringles(R), Charmin(R), Downy(R), Lenor(R), Iams(R), Crest(R), Oral-B(R), Duracell(R), Olay(R), Head & Shoulders(R), Wella(R), Gillette(R), Braun(R) and Fusion(R). The P&G community includes approximately 127,000 employees working in about 80 countries worldwide. Please visit http://www.pg.com for the latest news and in-depth information about P&G and its brands. 
 
About Jones Lang LaSalle
 
Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE:JLL) is a financial and professional services firm specializing in real estate. The firm offers integrated services delivered by expert teams worldwide to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying or investing in real estate. With 2009 global revenue of $2.5 billion, Jones Lang LaSalle serves clients in 60 countries from 750 locations worldwide, including 180 corporate offices.  The firm is an industry leader in property and corporate facility management services, with a portfolio of approximately 1.6 billion square feet worldwide. LaSalle Investment Management, the company’s investment management business, is one of the world’s largest and most diverse in real estate with approximately $40 billion of assets under management.
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