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P&G's global beauty group president joins Corning board

CORNING, N.Y. — Procter & Gamble group president of global beauty Deborah Henretta has been appointed to Corning's board of directors.

Henretta will also serve on the board's audit and finance committees. She will hold office until Corning`s annual meeting of shareholders in the spring of 2014, at which time she will stand for election to a one-year term. Her appointment brings to 13 the number of directors in the specialty glass and ceramics provider’s board.

A 28-year veteran of P&G, Henretta was named group president of the global beauty sector in June 2013. Before this appointment, she led global beauty care as group president.

Henretta joined P&G in 1985. She has served in a range of brand, marketing and general management roles across a wide variety of businesses, including fabric care, baby care and beauty. Her leadership in emerging markets began in 2005 when she was appointed president of P&G business in ASEAN, Australia and India. In 2007, she expanded her role as group president, P&G Asia, including Greater China.

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