Paul Butler

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Paul is one of the world’s most accomplished and in-demand executive coaches. With a venerable “who’s who” of clients List, he understands how the world’s most effective managers lead. Leaders he works with have a fast, sure-fire way of assessing, questioning, and determining what is most important. He has been described as one of those rare people known for his dual capability in organizational excellence and strategic decision-making.

After a successful sales/marketing and HR career with Pfizer and Procter & Gamble (Gillette), where he led large organizations, he founded GlobalEdg (The Executive Development Group), a strategic leadership development firm dedicated to building the capabilities of future leaders. He has helped advise and coach hundreds of leaders in more than 50 different organizations since his firm was founded in 2006.

Paul is the co-author of Think to Win, Unleashing the Power of Strategic Thinking, and many featured articles on strategic leadership. In addition to his blogs, he regularly participates in public discussion via conferences and published articles.

He works with multi-national organizations either in the C-Suite or in tandem with senior leadership teams. A sampling of clients includes Procter & Gamble, Portola, Cardinal Health, PepsiCo, Green Mountain-Keurig, Mead-Johnson, Pitney-Bowes, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, and Johnson and Johnson. Non-Profit work consists of The Sandy Hook Promise, CECP (the CEO Force for Good), the YMCA, and the National Leadership Roundtable on Chruch Management.


Executive Coaching Credentials/Certifications include:

  • Certified Stakeholder-Based Coaching Marshall Goldsmith
  • Fellow: Institute of Coaching: Mclean affiliate of Harvard Medical School
  • International Coaching Federation
  • University of Pennsylvania Positive Psychology & Resilience Certification
  • Linkage Inc. Coaching Leaders Certification
  • The Gillette Company In-house Coaching Leaders Executive Coaching  Master Coach
  • Center for Creative Leadership Certification Leadership / Executive Assessment 360  Suite
  • Emotional Intelligence


He holds a master’s degree in Organizational Leadership and Learning from George Washington University. Paul is an “empty nester” and lives in Connecticut with his wife, Becky. He is an avid runner and a frustrated golfer. 

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