Corporate roadshow: A rare look inside Fortune 500 boards of directors

Our annual look in pictures at seven of the most photogenic boards in the U.S.

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Procter & Gamble
Procter & Gamble

Feb. 8, 2011, Cincinnati: The 174-year-old consumer products giant makes Tide laundry detergent, Gillette razors, and, yes, Pampers diapers. Its iconic brands can be found in nearly two-thirds of homes worldwide. While revenue was flat in 2010, Procter & Gamble (No. 26) has 23 products with sales of $1 billion each, and its $12.7 billion in earnings puts the company among the most profitable on the Fortune 500.

Left to right: W. James McNerney Jr., CEO, Boeing; Patricia Woertz, CEO, Archer Daniels Midland; Scott Cook, chairman of executive committee of the board, Intuit; Ken Chenault, CEO, American Express; Susan Desmond-Hellmann, chancellor, University of California at San Francisco; Johnathan Rodgers, CEO, TV One; Ernesto Zedillo, former President of Mexico and professor, Yale University; Mary Agnes Wilderotter, CEO, Frontier Communications; Angela Braly, CEO, WellPoint; Rajat Gupta, former managing director, McKinsey (resigned from P&G board in March after he was charged with insider trading by the SEC); Robert McDonald, CEO, P&G (kneeling)

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