Newell Rubbermaid Announces New Organization and Leadership Team
[Friday, October 26, 2012] Newell Rubbermaid today announced a new organization model and a strengthened leadership team, including top outside appointments to its executive team, to accelerate implementation of the company’s “Growth Game Plan” strategy.
"We have made excellent progress over the last year delivering results while also driving change," said Michael Polk, Newell Rubbermaid's President and Chief Executive Officer. "Our market shares are increasing in most categories around the world and our margins are improving. These achievements give us confidence that we can now accelerate actions designed to unlock the upside of our Growth Game Plan. I see more potential in our business today than I imagined upon joining the company 15 months ago--and I am energized by the choices we are making, the team we are building and the opportunity ahead."
"The structural and leadership changes we are announcing today are bold steps that are critical to unlocking our full growth potential," Polk continued. "Our employees have proven to me that they are capable of this level of change. By increasing the pace of our transformation we will more quickly realize the Growth Game Plan ambition of becoming a bigger, faster growing, more global, more profitable Newell Rubbermaid."
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