ICS Magazine

Premier Awards 36-month Agreement to P&G Professional

February 23, 2009

Cincinnati, OH, February 23, 2009 – Procter and Gamble Professional has been awarded a license to supply housekeeping and cleaning products to the membership of Premier, Inc., a healthcare alliance serving more than 2,000 U.S. hospitals and 53,000 other healthcare sites. The license, effective immediately, is one of four granted by Premier in this category.

“We’re proud to be partnering with Premier to deliver top quality products to their members as they pursue their mission of outstanding care,” says Alan Tomblin, assistant director of P&G Professional’s sales group.

P&G Professional is the division of P&G that cares for consumers when they are ‘out of home’ by providing P&G branded products to professionals in building cleaning and maintenance, food service, and the hospitality industries. Within healthcare cleaning, it offers more than 100 solutions in daily cleaners, finished floor care, carpet care and odor elimination. P&G Professional combines great cleaning technology and powerful consumer understanding to service its partners in professional world.

“Premier is now one of our biggest accounts,” says Tom Ellis, account executive for P&G Professional. “We’re looking forward to working with their alliance members to meet their cleaning needs with customized, innovative and effective solutions.”

Owned by not-for-profit hospitals, Premier operates one of the leading healthcare purchasing networks. Premier works with national and international health service networks to improve hospital performance.