Procter, William (Cooper)


Procter, William (Cooper)
(25 ago. 1862, Glendale, cerca de Cincinnati, Ohio, EE.UU.–2 may. 1934, Cincinnati).

Industrial estadounidense. Nieto del fundador de Procter & Gamble Co., donde empezó a trabajar en 1883. Presidió la empresa entre 1907 y 1930, tiempo en que las ventas aumentaron de US$20 millones a más de US$200 millones. Durante su gestión, la empresa fue pionera en materia de relaciones laborales. En 1887 introdujo un plan de participación en las utilidades para sus empleados y en 1920 les garantizó 48 semanas de trabajo al año. Además, implementó un plan de pensiones de invalidez, un plan de seguro de vida, y estableció la representación de los empleados en el directorio de la sociedad.

Enciclopedia Universal. 2012.

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  • Procter, William Cooper — ▪ American businessman born Aug. 25, 1862, Glendale, near Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S. died May 2, 1934, Cincinnati       American manufacturer who established the nation s first profit sharing plan for employees.       The soapmaking firm of Procter & …   Universalium

  • Procter, William (Cooper) — born Aug. 25, 1862, Glendale, near Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S. died May 2, 1934, Cincinnati U.S. manufacturer. A grandson of the founder of Procter & Gamble Co., he started working at the company in 1883. He served as president from 1907 to 1930,… …   Universalium

  • William Cooper Procter — (1862 – May 2, 1934) was the grandson of William Procter, the co founder of Procter Gamble Company. He was notable for creating a profit sharing program for employees, the first in America. He was head of the company from 1907 to 1930. William… …   Wikipedia

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  • William — /wil yeuhm/, n. 1. a word formerly used in communications to represent the letter W. 2. a male given name: from Germanic words meaning will and helmet. * * * (as used in expressions) Huddie William Ledbetter Aberhart William George William… …   Universalium

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