Nancy Swanson Corporate Executive | Marketing Expert | Community Leader Cincinnati, Ohio Area Connect Connect with Nancy Swanson Indiana University Bloomington Indiana University Bloomington See contact info 500+ connections CORPORATE EXECUTIVE | MARKETING EXPERT | COMMUNITY LEADER Strategy | P&L Accountability | General Management | Marketing | Organizational Governance Innovative and compelling leader who drives business growth by creating and leading winning business vision and proven marketing strategies, and driving stakeholder engagement and shareholder value. Served as key member of Procter & Gamble’s top leadership team, selected by the CEO to ensure thorough communication and focused decision-making in alignment with global operations and culture. Consistent track record of revenue growth and profit improvement in line P&L and marketing leadership assignments. Sought out for strategic and change leadership roles within corporate, academic and community organizations. Show less Show less of Nancy’s summary Experience Procter & Gamble Company NameProcter & Gamble Total Duration17 yrs TitleVice President, Corporate (Strategic & Organizational Change) Dates Employed2003 – Dec 2014 Employment Duration11 yrs Reporting to the CEO and a member of the CEO’s executive leadership team, drove corporate growth opportunities and expanded organizational capabilities by leading critical projects that spanned business units, functions and organizations. Key areas of focus included: Restoring and Reinvigorating Organizations and Results • Led effort to re-establish P&G’s core Brand Management expertise which had slipped from its historic strength. • Facilitated difficult decisions to put work back with Brand Management which r... See more TitleVice President and General Manager - North America Paper Products – Charmin, Bounty, Puffs Dates Employed1999 – 2003 Employment Duration4 yrs Full P&L responsibility for top-line growth, regional strategic planning, product innovation, operating cost, capital expenditures and marketing. • Led business of $3.5 billion annual sales. • Restored sales and profit growth after 3+ years of allocation due to limited pro... See more TitleVice President and General Manager, Global Strategic Planning Feminine Protection – Always, Tampax Dates Employed1997 – 1999 Employment Duration2 yrs Responsible for top-line growth, global/regional strategic planning, product innovation, capital expenditures and marketing. • Led Always global product, production and marketing planning. • Streamlined product design to global standards, driving from 70+ unique global product formulations to fewer than 20, allowing simpler and faster rollouts of future improvements. • Ensured global best practice application for launch into new geographies and re-application of post launch success strategies. • Led the Tambrands acquisition team, resulting global acquisition of the iconic Tampax brand. See less Education Indiana University Bloomington Indiana University Bloomington Degree NameBachelor of Arts (B.A.) Field Of StudyJournalism GradeGraduated with Honors Volunteer Experience Indiana University Kelley School of Business Member - Dean's Advisory Council Company NameIndiana University Kelley School of Business Dates volunteered1995 – Present Volunteer duration24 yrs Cause Education Advise Dean on a variety of issues facing this top ranked graduate and undergraduate program, including globalization, diversity, job placement and marketing. Provide on-going financial and in-kind support for the program. Nominating Committee. Member of the Search Committee for the current Dean. Taft Museum of Art Board of Directors Company NameTaft Museum of Art Dates volunteered2013 – Present Volunteer duration6 yrs Cause Arts and Culture Support the Director and staff of the Taft in presenting and preserving the collection in the Taft family’s historic Cincinnati home, while offering appropriate related exhibitions. Serve on the Nominating and Strategic Planning committees. The Strive Partnership Executive Committee - Past Member/Chair Company NameThe Strive Partnership Dates volunteered2011 – 2014 Volunteer duration3 yrs Cause Education A community “cradle-to-career” network focused on the success of children from prenatal and early child development, to making sure teachers and schools have the resources and support they need to ensure each child’s educational success, to ensuring college or training, resulting in a productive career. The partnership’s members include the Presidents of local universities and colleges, Superintendents of the public and parochial school districts, the heads of the Chamber of Commerce and other business groups, the CEO of the United Way and other non-profits as well as the leaders of local foundations and funders. The approach is data-driven improvement on key metrics proven to be associated with success. The Cincinnati approach has been widely heralded and is being re-applied in communities across the country. The Greater Cincinnati Foundation Board of Trustees - Past Member/Chair Company NameThe Greater Cincinnati Foundation Dates volunteered2003 – 2012 Volunteer duration9 yrs A permanent endowment, the Foundation supports donors in their charitable giving through a variety of funds and approaches. They assist local nonprofit organizations via grants and other investments in making real and lasting improvement in the Greater Cincinnati region. Cincinnati Art Museum Board of Trustees - Past Member Company NameCincinnati Art Museum Dates volunteered2005 – 2014 Volunteer duration9 yrs Cause Arts and Culture Trustees support the Director and staff with advice and financial support. Chaired the Diversity Committee and was selected to be part of the Art Academy Renovation Task Force. Served on Nominating, Strategic Planning, Advocacy, Corporate and Marketing Committees. ArtsWave Campaign Boards Company NameArtsWave Dates volunteered2014 Volunteer durationless than a year Cause Arts and Culture The Cincinnati Fine Arts Fund is the largest arts support campaign in the country, raising more than $12 million in 2014 to support over 100 large and small arts organizations across the region. Led the campaigns for the Board members of organizations which receive support for the fund in 2014 and led a campaign to engage smaller local firms to run workplace campaigns in 2003.