CHPA Elects Procter & Gamble’s Patrick Lockwood-Taylor as Chair-Elect at Board of Directors Meeting

Washington, D.C. (June 18, 2014)—The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) yesterday elected Patrick Lockwood-Taylor as chair-elect. Lockwood-Taylor serves as The Procter & Gamble Company’s (P&G’s) vice president, North America Personal Health Care, and Global Digestive Wellness design. Lockwood-Taylor will succeed current chair James Mackey, senior vice president U.S. Region Head for Merck Consumer Care, upon completion of his term in March 2015.

 "This is an exciting and dynamic time for consumer healthcare in the U.S., and our industry is delighted to have Patrick take on this role as future leader of our board,” said Scott Melville, president and CEO of CHPA. “Patrick is passionate about the role that over-the-counter medicines and supplements play in our nation’s healthcare system, and he’s ideally suited to serve as chair at this time of opportunity and growth for our industry.”

 Lockwood-Taylor added, “At a time of unprecedented change in the healthcare arena, there are now more opportunities than ever to unlock this industry’s growth potential and its contribution to the delivery of cost-effective healthcare. This can meaningfully improve the lives of American consumers."

 Lockwood-Taylor joined P&G in Newcastle, U.K., in 1991. He moved through the P&G ranks serving in leadership positions in the UK and Western Europe, West Africa, Cincinnati, Malaysia, Singapore, Australia, India, Korea and Japan. In 2009, Lockwood-Taylor was promoted to Vice President, Association of Southeast Asian Nations, Australasia, India, Korea and Japan Feminine Care and Asia Healthcare. In 2010, he was named Vice President, North America Femcare, and in parallel assumed the role of Brand Franchise Leader for that business. In 2011, Lockwood-Taylor was named to his current role of Vice President, North America Personal Health Care and Global Digestive Wellness design.

 In addition to his work at P&G, Lockwood-Taylor is involved in several local and international organizations, serving as vice president of American Chamber of Commerce in Malaysia and the Malaysian International Chamber of Commerce, and as chairman of Open Minds Charity. He is an avid runner and has participated in several marathons.

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The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) is the 133-year-old trade association representing the leading manufacturers and marketers of over-the-counter (OTC) medicines and dietary supplements. Every dollar spent by consumers on OTC medicines saves the U.S. healthcare system $6-$7, contributing a total of $102 billion in savings each year. CHPA is committed to promoting the increasingly vital role of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements in America’s healthcare system through science, education, and advocacy.