Honorees

Damon Jones

Damon Jones

Chief Communications Officer

Procter & Gamble

Biography

Damon Jones leads efforts to help ensure P&G is and is recognized as a force for good and a force for growth. He leads an equality-focused citizenship agenda and consumer-centric communications ecosystem that span more than 180countries.

P&G and Jones have been well recognized within the CPG industry and beyond for their leadership in creative, advocacy-based campaigns that inspire dialogue and enable collective action in advancing equality for women, people of color ,members of the LGBTQ+ community and other under-represented groups.

Further, the 500-person strong global communication discipline led by Jones advances P&G’s growth strategy while building and protecting the image and reputation of the world’s largest consumer goods company and its portfolio of nearly 100 industry-leading brands. The discipline includes influencer marketing, brand and corporate communications, digital and social media, stakeholder engagement, issues advocacy and crisis management.

A trusted advisor to the C-suite, Jones has a proven track record of leveraging reputation and relationships to drive brand and business success. During his20+ year career with P&G, Jones has had responsibility for a diverse set of geographic, organizational and product portfolios–with assignments in Boston, Geneva, London and Singapore–leading local, regional and global businesses.

Following his passion for community engagement, Jones took a leave of absence to serve as the Communications Director for the 2008 Democratic National Convention. He remains active as a Board member and strategic advisor to numerous educational, cultural and advocacy organizations