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Tupperware Brands Rick Goings Awarded 'CEO Of The Year' By The Holmes Group

Goings joined Tupperware Brands 20 years ago. The company recently announced its first quarter earnings, which continues to yield positive results with sales up more than 10 percent in local currency in emerging markets and revenue topping $660 million. Since December, the company has seen its market cap increase to $4.3 billion. Earlier this year, FORTUNE named Tupperware Brands a World's Most Admired Company for a sixth consecutive year.

About Tupperware Brands Corporation Tupperware Brands Corporation is a portfolio of global direct selling companies, selling innovative, premium products across multiple brands and categories through an independent sales force of 2.7 million. Product brands and categories include design-centric preparation, storage and serving solutions for the kitchen and home through the Tupperware brand and beauty and personal care products for consumers through the Armand Dupree, Avroy Shlain, BeautiControl, Fuller Cosmetics, NaturCare, Nutrimetics, and Nuvo brands.

About Rick Goings   Rick Goings is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Tupperware Brands Corporation, a multi-billion dollar global portfolio of direct selling companies.  The portfolio includes not only Tupperware, but multiple beauty brands including Avroy Shlain Cosmetics, BeautiControl, Fuller Cosmetics, NaturCare, Nutrimetics, Nuvo Cosmetics and Armand Dupree brands.

(Photo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130515/NY14074 )

While still in college, Goings founded one of the nation's first direct sellers of home security systems.  He was recruited to Avon Products Inc. in 1985 where he held a number of senior management positions:  including President Avon Germany, Group Vice President & Senior Operating Officer Pacific Rim, and President of Avon USA.  He joined Tupperware in 1992 as President of Tupperware Worldwide.

For more than twenty years he has served on the national Board of Governors of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, where he also served two terms as Chairman of the Board of Governors.  Goings is a trustee of Rollins College, a participant of the World Economic Forum (WEF), a member of the Board of Executive Advisors for the Yale School of Management's Chief Executive Leadership Institute and a member of the Florida Council of 100.  He is a former member of the Board of Directors for SunTrust Bank, N.A., and of the boards of Reynolds American Inc. (formerly RJR), Premark International, Inc. and RR Donnelly.

In 2010, Goings was recognized by the President of the French Republic, Nicolas Sarkozy, with the distinguished decree of "Knight of the Legion of Honor" in recognition of his long term dedication to the role of women in developing countries and children's causes.  The People's Republic of China recognized Goings with the Marco Polo Award in Beijing for his visionary leadership and his significant role in China's economic development.  Additionally, the Boys & Girls Clubs of America honored him with their highest award, the Herbert Hoover Humanitarian Award, for his outstanding leadership as their National Chairman. 

Goings was educated at Guilford College and has received a Doctorate of Humane Letters honoris causa, from Rollins College in Florida, as well as a Doctorate in Business Administration honoris causa from Bryant College in Rhode Island. Goings also served in the U.S. Navy on the Destroyer, USS Power.

He and his wife, Susan, reside in Windermere, Florida.

Media Contacts: Elinor Steele, Tupperware (407) 826-8448 ElinorSteele@Tupperware.com   

Atalanta Rafferty, RF Binder for Tupperware (212) 994-7511 Atalanta.Rafferty@rfbinder.com

SOURCE Tupperware Brands Corporation

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