Barron Witherspoon (3)

Barron Witherspoon, Sr. is P&G’s Global VP for Industry Affairs. He leads the company’s external interface with trade associations & thought leaders impacting public policy, industry standards across the consumer goods industry. He leads development of all trade policies & practices and is located at P&G’s worldwide headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.

Previously, he was VP Global Operations for Strategic Revenue & Pricing Management where he worked across all business units and geographies to develop and implement topline growth strategies.

POSITIONS HELD AND DATES:
2008 – Vice President, Global Operations, Strategic Revenue and Pricing
2007 – Vice President, Customer Business Development, ASEAN, Australasia, India and Korea
2004 – Manager, Customer Business Development, ASEAN, Australasia, and India
2003 – Director, Customer Marketing Organization, ASEAN, Australasia, and India
2001 – Director, Customer Business Development, Global Baby, Fem and Family Care, Wal-Mart Team
1999 – Associate Director, Customer Business Development Manager, North America Baby Care, Wal-Mart Team
1997 – Associate Director, Sector Business Development Manager, US Wholesalers, Food & Beverage
1996 – Associate Director, Central US Division Manager, Food & Beverage
1996 – Account Executive, Kroger, Food & Beverage
1994 – Category Account Executive, Shortening, Oil, Baking Mixes and Olestra
1992 – Group Manager, CBD Recruiting, Training and Development
1989 – Unit Manager, Food & Beverage, Houston District
1989 – Assistant Brand Manager, Duncan Hines Baking Mixes
1987 – Sales Rep & District Field Representative, Houston District
1985 – Field Advertising Representative, General Advertising

PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:

The Fallacy of Affinity: A Case for Cross-Cultural Worship , authored August 2010
Lifetime Member, Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders and Exhibitors Association
Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Award, 2011
Member, National Board of Directors, INROADS, 2009
Member, Board of Directors, Jobs Plus, 2009
Vice Chair, Advisory Council, Brimmer College of Business & Information Science, Tuskegee University, 2009
Member, Who’s Who in Black Cincinnati, 2007-10
Chairman, ECR Asia Pacific, 2006-08
Chairman, Board of Elders, International Baptist Church of Singapore, 2006-08
Chairman, Board of Deacons, International Baptist Church of Singapore, 2005
Member, SACAC (Singapore Athletic Council) and Commissioner, High School World Football League, 2004
Member, American Association of Singapore, 2003
Member, Singapore American Club, 2003
Member, Board of Directors, Abilities Unlimited, Inc., Northwest Arkansas, 2000-03
Licensed and Ordained Baptist Minister, 1998
Founder, BASIC (Brothers and Sisters in Christ) Christian Ministry, 1996
Member, Outstanding Young Men of America, 1985
Member, Who’s Who in America, 1985
Member, Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc, 1983