Newell Rubbermaid (NYSE: NWL) today announced the appointment of two key marketing leaders to drive the company’s Growth Game Plan into action on its writing brands.
Koide and Misawa join Newell Rubbermaid’s new Marketing leadership team consisting of Rich Mathews, SVP of Marketing for Tools; Todd Huston, VP of Marketing for Commercial Products; Kristine Sickels, VP of Marketing for Home Solutions brands Calphalon®, Goody® and Levolor®; and Laurel Hurd, VP of Global Development for Baby & Parenting.About Newell Rubbermaid Newell Rubbermaid Inc., an S&P 500 company, is a global marketer of consumer and commercial products with 2012 sales of approximately $5.9 billion and a strong portfolio of leading brands, including Rubbermaid®, Sharpie®, Graco®, Calphalon®, Irwin®, Lenox®, Levolor®, Paper Mate®, Dymo®, Waterman®, Parker®, Goody®, Rubbermaid Commercial Products® and Aprica®. This press release and additional information about Newell Rubbermaid are available on the company’s Web site, www.newellrubbermaid.com. NWL-EX Caution Concerning Forward-Looking Statements Statements in this press release that are not historical in nature constitute forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements relate to information or assumptions about the effects and impacts of the Company’s organizational transformation initiatives, including Project Renewal and the European Transformation Plan. Actual results could differ materially from those expressed or implied in the forward-looking statements. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those suggested by the forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, our dependence on the strength of retail, commercial and industrial sectors of the economy, our ability to effectively achieve and redeploy cost savings from these transformation initiatives, as well as those factors listed in the company’s most recently filed Annual Report on Form 10-K, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.