Business 100 - 2008

Joseph Dooley/Procter and Gamble (Duracell)

Joseph Dooley is president of the Procter and Gamble (Duracell) Company in Bethel, Connecticut as well as Chairman of Nanfu Battery Company in Nanping, China. He began his career with Duracell in 1976 in Scottsdale, Arizona as Territory Manager of Sales.

Joseph is a third-generation Irish-American with roots on his father’s side in Offaly and Cork on his mother’s. A member of The Ireland Fund of Canada, Joseph held the title of Honorary Irishman for a day in March, 1997. His company, Procter and Gamble, has a subsidiary in Ireland.
Of his Irish heritage Joseph says, “My Irish-Catholic heritage has always been a source of immense pride and motivation. Striving for the best through hard work, commitment and caring for others are values that have guided me throughout my personal and professional career.”

Joseph is an alumnus of Husson College in Maine where he graduated with a B.S. in Business Administration. He lives in Southbury, Connecticut with his wife Rebecca and their daughter Elizabeth.