CJC Hall of Fame

Leigh Radford

B.S. Advertising, 1986

Senior vice president at Procter & Gamble and founder of P&G Ventures

Hall of Fame 2023

Leigh Radford is a former senior vice president at Procter & Gamble and founder of P&G Ventures, an early-stage start-up studio within P&G. She is recognized as one of the industry’s most innovative, consumer-driven business leaders and world-class brand builders. Over her 30-year career at P&G, Leigh has built multiple billion-dollar businesses across various geographies and categories, including skin care, personal cleansing and health care. Under her leadership, Olay become the top global skincare brand, Vicks achieved $1 billion+ status, and Safeguard expanded into new markets across Eastern Europe, China, and Southeast Asia. As head of P&G Ventures, she helped launch new brands, including OPTE, a digital skin-care device (and named one of Fast Company’s World’s Most Innovative Companies in 2021) and Zevo, a line of insect control products safe for children and pets. Radford is an active board member of the E. W. Scripps Company VF Foundry, a start-up venture arm of the VF Corporation, FAST Studios, a media start-up company focused on fast growing, ad-based programing, and Goodwill Industries International.