Greg Allgood, director of Procter & Gamble's Children's Safe Drinking Water program, visits a school in Robin, Haiti, where his company distributes its water purification powder PUR. Allgood says nonprofit types have a role to play in global companies. Photo by: Procter & Gamble

Working on social responsibility initiatives is not the only path to entering a multinational business from the nonprofit field — at least not at Procter & Gamble Co.

At the global consumer products company, career switchers may end up marketing the company’s brands in the developing world, according to Greg Allgood, director of P&G’s Children’s Safe Drinking Water program.

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  • Oliver Subasinghe

    Oliver joined Devex in late 2008 as an international development correspondent and researcher. He previously served as a microfinance fellow for Kiva in Kenya and Uganda. During his tenure, he worked with Kiva’s field partners to improve their operations and governance. Oliver holds a master's in business from the College of William & Mary.