Bill Dobson



With 29 years in P&G Public Affairs and External Relations, Bill has a broad range of expertise in Corporate Communications, Media Relations, Brand PR and Public Affairs. As Vice President-International Public Affairs, he was responsible for organizing P&G’s International Public Affairs/Relations organization in the 1990’s—providing hands-on support to P&G’s developed markets around the world as well as the Company’s developing markets in Asia, Eastern Europe and Latin America. Bill was a thought leader for P&G’s External Relations and launched new global training for ER staff.

Consulting Expertise

  • Strategic Public Relations/Public Affairs Consulting
  • Media and Press Relations
  • Crisis Management and Prevention
  • Issues Management
  • Brand and Corporate Public Relations


2007/Current Senior Policy Advisor – International Chamber of Commerce/Business Action To Top Counterfeiting and Piracy (BASCAP)
2003-07 Executive Director and Chairman Global Business Leaders Alliance Against Counterfeiting (GBLAAC)
2002-03 Vice President – Global External Relations, P&G
1999-2002 Vice President – External Relations, Greater China, P&G
1998-99 Vice President – Public Affairs, P&G Asia & Greater China
1996-98 Vice President – International Public Affairs, P&G
1973-96 Various positions in Public Affairs and Brand Management


  • Former Chair, International Committee, Public Relations Society of America


MA – Journalism, Ohio State University

BS – Journalism, Ohio University