Susan E. Arnold, vice chairman of P&G Beauty & Health, the Procter & Gamble Company, has been named the latest independent addition to the Walt Disney Company’s Board of Directors. The board now totals 12 members, nine of whom are independent.
In 2004, Arnold became the first woman to be named a vice chairman at Procter & Gamble. Heading P&G Beauty & Health, she oversees the concern’s of the company’s global beauty portfolio, oral care, personal health and pharmaceutical businesses.
Arnold has been listed in Fortune magazine’s 50 Most Powerful Women in Business since 2002 and the Wall Street Journal’s 50 Women to Watch in 2004 and 2005.