ADVISORY BOARD MEMBER
President - Asia Pacific
Procter & Gamble Europe SA Singapore Branch
Suran is the President of P&G Asia Pacific (APAC); he leads the operations of P&G's over 20,000 APAC employees, serving consumers in over 12 countries, through a portfolio of leadership brands across 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 over 21 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.
Suran serves on the Board of Directors for the AmCham Singapore, US-Philippines Society and the US-ASEAN Business Council to promote mutually beneficial trade and investment relationships between the United States and ASEAN and elevate the importance of the US businesses in the region.
Suran was born in Sri Lanka, raised in Africa (Tanzania and Zambia), and received his university education in the US. He is happily married to Melissa for 20 years, and is blessed with 3 boys.
Last updated on 09 May 2016 .