M. Suran Suranjan
President, P&G Asia Pacific (APAC) and
President Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa (IMEA)
As the President of P&G Asia Pacific (APAC) and President of P&G India, Middle East and Africa (IMEA), Suran leads over 17,000 employees, serving consumers in over 105 countries through a portfolio of leadership brands. P&G brands have a wide range of consumer product categories, which include Baby Care, Hair Care, Home Care, Personal Health Care, Fabric Care, Grooming, Skin & Personal Care, Family Care, Feminine Care, and Oral Care.
Starting in the Finance Department in the P&G Global Headquarters in Cincinnati, US –
Suran has been with P&G for 23 years – a third of that time as a Vice President and General Manager leading various businesses across a variety of functions, categories, and regions – including extensive experience in Asia, where he has over 6 years of leadership roles. Before being elected by P&G’s Board as President of Asia Pacific – Suran was the General Manager and Vice President of P&G’s rapidly-growing Asia Unit for Home Care, Personal Power, P&G Professional, and Oral Care.
As a strong advocate for Talent Development, Suran serves on the Advisory Board of the Singapore Management University, Lee Kong Chian School of Business. In 2017, he was appointed to serve on the Board of Directors for the Singapore Economic Development Board as well as the Singapore Accountancy Commission.
Suran was born in Sri Lanka, raised in Africa (Tanzania and Zambia), and received his university education in the US. He is married to Melissa for 23 years, and is blessed with three boys.