Beverly A. Grant

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Beverly A. GrantBeverly A. Grant

The Procter & Gamble Co.
General Manager and Vice President, Customer Business Development, North America Grocery Channel

Years with company: 25 years




Education degrees and professional/volunteer organizations:

  • MBA, Webster University
  • BS, Tennessee State University
  • Board of Directors, National Underground Freedom Railroad Center Cincinnati; 2010 – Present
  • Board of Directors, Mercy Health Partners Cincinnati; 2010 – Present
  • Board of Directors, Network of Executive Women; 2008 – Present
  • Industry Affairs Council, Grocery Manufacturers Association; 2009 – Present
  • Associate Member Advisory Council, Food Marketing Institute; 2007 – Present

Mentors and how have they assisted you in your career:
I have had several key mentors during my career that have provided professional and personal counsel in making tough career and relocation choices.

What are you most proud of in your career achievements? Do you have a defining moment of your career to date?
The proudest moment of my career is the opportunity provided to represent P&G at the USO 70th Anniversary Recognition and Awards Ceremony in Washington, D.C., October 5, 2011.

Most challenging part of your job:
The most challenging part of leading a large organization and customer base is ensuring that the right level of balance is applied in recognizing success and rewarding effort given the current tough economic environment.

Advice for upcoming younger executives:
My best advice for young executives is to focus on those business opportunities that truly allow you to make a unique contribution to your team and organization that will also enable you to meet your personal needs, wants and desires as a professional.

Hobbies: My leisure time/passion activities are spending time with my sons, daughters-in-law and girlfriends, making costume jewelry and volunteering with my favorite charitable organizations.