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Edward G. Harness

Procter & Gamble Company

1974 - 1981

Personal Care & Home Products

Military ServiceArmy
1970 b. 1918
male
EducationOneDegree
UndergraduateMarietta College
Personal
Born-Died1918 - 1984
BirthplaceOhio (OH)
RaceWhite
Era - 1970

Under Harness’ leadership, Procter and Gamble doubled its sales and tripled its earnings, becoming the world’s largest consumer products manufacturer. He was credited with the successful introduction of Pampers disposable diapers, and he deftly managed P&G’s withdrawal of the Rely tampon.