Clayton, Dubilier & Rice has appointed David Taylor, the former CEO of Procter & Gamble, as a senior operating advisor to CD&R-managed funds.

Throughout his career at P&G, Mr. Taylor held leadership roles within operations and marketing, managing P&G manufacturing sites and leading various consumer brands across North America.

Mr. Taylor aims to help CD&R achieve operational excellence within its portfolio companies.

“David’s exceptional record leading one of the world’s most important multinationals, and deep experience in managing complex supply chains, manufacturing, marketing and global commerce will be an invaluable resource for our portfolio company leadership and CD&R investment teams,” said Nate Sleeper, CEO of CD&R. “We believe David is one of the most talented and high integrity business leaders in the world and we’re thrilled to collaborate with him.”