Braun is a well-known manufacturer of electric shavers, toothbrushes and household appliances. It is a member of the global Procter & Gamble corporation. P&G has had a presence in Germany since 1960 at about 20 locations, including three innovation centers with approximately 1000 employees in research and development. P&G has a global workforce of around 138,000 people in more than 80 countries, 15,000 of them in Germany. This makes Germany the largest P&G location outside the United States. The company boasts one of the strongest portfolios of proven, high-quality and leading brands, including Pampers®, Pringles®, Lenor®, Oral-B®, Duracell®, Wella®, Head & Shoulders®, Gillette® and Braun®.