Case | HBS Case Collection | February 2005 (Revised March 2005)

The P&G Acquisition of Gillette

by Jay W. Lorsch and Ashley Robertson

Abstract

Raises issues about the role of boards of directors in compensating CEOs and, specifically, the rewards granted to CEOs for arranging a change-of-control for their companies.

Keywords: Governing and Advisory Boards; Acquisition; Corporate Governance; Consumer Products Industry; United States;

Citation:

Lorsch, Jay W., and Ashley Robertson. "The P&G Acquisition of Gillette." Harvard Business School Case 405-082, February 2005. (Revised March 2005.)