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Chief Executive Officer
Andreas Rouvé was elected Chief Executive Officer of Spectrum Brands, effective April 1, 2015. Mr. Rouvé previously served as Chief Operating Office since February 2014 and, prior to that, as President, International since January 2013. He served as Senior Vice President and Managing Director of Spectrum Brands’ European Battery and Personal Care business since 2007 and subsequently led the integration of the Home Appliances and Pet Supplies European businesses in 2010-2011. Mr. Rouvé joined Spectrum Brands in 2002 as Chief Financial Officer of the European Battery division. Previously, he worked 13 years with VARTA AG in a variety of management positions, including Chief Financial Officer of VARTA Portable Batteries from 1999-2002, Managing Director Asia from 1997-1999 and Director of Finance of 3C Alliance L.L.P., a U.S. joint venture of VARTA, Duracell and Toshiba, from 1995-1997. Mr. Rouvé holds a Master’s of Business Administration (Diplom-Kaufmann) from the University of Mannheim in Germany and a Doctor of Economics and Social Science (Dr. rer. soc. oec.) from the University of Linz in Austria.
|Douglas L. Martin|
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Doug joined Spectrum Brands as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in September 2014. Doug came to Spectrum Brands from Newell Rubbermaid, where he had been Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since 2012 as part of a 27-year career with the company. Prior to serving as CFO, Doug held a number of key financial leadership positions, including Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Vice President of Finance – Consumer Group, Vice President of Finance – Office Products Group, Vice President and Treasurer, and Vice President, Tax. A Certified Public Accountant, Doug began his career with KPMG LLP where he worked for three years. He is a graduate of Rockford College in Illinois with a bachelor’s degree in accounting.
|Gregory J. Gluchowski, Jr.|
President, Hardware and Home Improvement (HHI) Division
Gregory J. Gluchowski, Jr. has led the Hardware and Home Improvement (HHI) division since January 2010. From 2010 to 2012, Mr. Gluchowski was President of HHI, a division of Stanley Black & Decker’s Security Solutions business. He led the divestiture of HHI from Stanley Black & Decker and the subsequent acquisition of the division by Spectrum Brands in December 2012. He continues as President, HHI under Spectrum Brands.
Prior to assuming the role of President, HHI, Mr. Gluchowski led the early integration of the HHI division into the newly formed Stanley Black & Decker Corporation, following the merger of The Stanley Works and Black & Decker Corporation in 2010. In 2011, Mr. Gluchowski also had responsibility for Stanley Black & Decker’s Mechanical Access Solutions (MAS) Commercial business.
Prior to 2010, Mr. Gluchowski served as Vice President-Global Operations, Vice President-Manufacturing, and General Manager-Mexico Operations for Black & Decker’s HHI division. Prior to joining Black & Decker in 2002, Mr. Gluchowski served as Senior Vice President-Customer Satisfaction, Vice President of Global Operations, Vice President of Manufacturing, General and Plant Manager for Phelps Dodge Wire & Cable, a $400 million division of Phelps Dodge Corporation.
Mr. Gluchowski earned a B.S. degree from Purdue University in 1988 and an MBA from Indiana University-Fort Wayne in 1994. Mr. Gluchowski also completed the Global Management Program at Thunderbird University in 1997 and speaks fluent Spanish.
|Nathan E. Fagre|
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Mr. Fagre was appointed Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Spectrum Brands in January 2011, and was promoted to Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary in May 2012. He previously had served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for ValueVision Media, Inc. from May 2000 until January 2011. Prior to that time, he had served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for the exploration and production division of Occidental Petroleum Corporation, from May 1995 until April 2000. Before joining Occidental Petroleum Corporation, Mr. Fagre had been in private law practice with Sullivan & Cromwell, LLP and Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, LLP.
Mr. Fagre graduated with a bachelor's degree from Harvard College in 1977, received a master of philosophy (M.Phil.) degree in international relations from Oxford University in 1979, and received a J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1982. He served as a law clerk for Judge Cecil Poole of the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals from 1982-1983.
Mr. Fagre is a director of the National Security Forum at the William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, and served as chairman of the Electronic Retailing Association from 2008-2009 after becoming a director of the association in 2004. He also served as a director from 2004-2007 of Ralph Lauren Media LLC, an e-commerce joint venture among Polo Ralph Lauren Corp., NBC Universal and ValueVision. Mr. Fagre also has served as a member of the board of directors of the Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce since 2012.