Nordstrom, Inc. appointed Guy B. Persaud to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Persaud is president of the new business unit at Procter & Gamble.

With Persaud’s appointment, the Nordstrom Board expanded to 12 directors.

Persaud has nearly three decades working across four continents, multi-billion-dollar businesses and global organizations across various cultural contexts. As president of the new business unit at Procter & Gamble, he is responsible for “identifying and operating high-growth and value-creation businesses outside the company’s traditional business units. Previous roles at the company include senior vice president of fabric and home care and head of brand, Latin America; senior vice president of fabric and home care, greater China; global franchise leader; and other roles in the U.S. and Europe.

“We’re thrilled to welcome Guy to our Board of Directors,” said Brad Tilden, chairman of the Nordstrom Board. “Guy has a long track record of identifying strategic growth opportunities for businesses, uncovering unmet customer needs and creating long-term shareholder value at P&G. His experience leading global organizations and tackling complex business scenarios will complement the existing strengths of our Board to help drive our business forward as we continue to execute on our strategy.”

Photos courtesy Nordstrom/Guy B. Persaud