Karl Preissner

Director, Global Equity and Inclusion, P&G

Karl Preissner is Director of Procter and Gamble’s Equality and Inclusion practice where he focuses on gender partnerships, Learning & Development programs, and connecting P&G with E&I efforts in the Cincinnati area. Prior to working in E&I, he spent 18 years in R&D working on a variety of P&G businesses including New Business Creation efforts for our Family Care and Beauty Care businesses. Karl has expertise in Innovation Strategies, Entrepreneurship, and Leadership Development.

Beyond P&G, Preissner is an active member in the community. In 2005, he helped startup Lily Pad USA, a non-profit that established free Wifi hot spots in public venues through the region. He is currently on the Board for the Women’s Fund of the Greater Cincinnati Foundation and the Ohio River Way, an organization which promotes the use and development of the Ohio River. In 2007, Preissner was selected as a member of the Cincinnati Business Courier Forty Under 40. He is married to Erin Heidrich and lives in Cincinnati, OH.