Speaker Profile

Deborah Platt Majoras
Chief Legal Officer and Secretary / The Procter & Gamble Company

Deborah Platt Majoras is the chief legal officer and secretary for The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G). She leads a global legal department of over 500 lawyers and other professionals responsible for the broad scope of legal, government relations and brand protection functions for all of P&G and its 90,000 employees. As corporate secretary, she serves as a primary resource to directors for governance, securities and process issues. Prior to P&G, Ms. Majoras served as chairman of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. During her tenure, she focused on ensuring data security and protecting consumers from emerging frauds, such as identity theft and spyware, and she served as co-chair of the President’s Identity Theft Task Force. Deborah also worked to implement sound antitrust policy regarding intellectual property, increase the efficiency and transparency of the merger review process, and strengthen cooperation among antitrust agencies around the world, serving on the steering committee of the International Competition Network. For her work at the FTC, Ms. Majoras received several honors, including security solutions provider RSA’s 2007 Award for Excellence in the Field of Public Policy and the International Association of Privacy Professionals’ 2007 Privacy Leadership Award.