Ex-Procter & Gamble CEO Smale dies; credited with forging into China, other emerging markets

photoCINCINNATI – John G. Smale enjoyed his work at Procter & Gamble, throwing himself into it through late nights and weekends as he rose from the toilet goods division to the top of the consumer products giant. Decades later, the company is still reaping the benefits of those long hours and the ideas and plans they helped produce.