MIDDLETON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 12, 2018--
Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a global consumer products
company offering a broad portfolio of leading brands and focused on
driving innovation and exceptional customer service, today announced
changes to its executive leadership, effective October 1, 2018.
Nathan E. Fagre, 63, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and
Corporate Secretary, and Stacey L. Neu, 52, Senior Vice President, Human
Resources, will be leaving the Company to pursue other interests.
“On behalf of all of us at Spectrum Brands, I would like to extend our
deepest appreciation and gratitude to both Nathan and Stacey for their
many years of contributions and accomplishments in leading these senior
executive functions for our Company,” said David M. Maura, Executive
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Spectrum Brands. “We wish them
continued success and the very best in their future endeavors.”
Ehsan Zargar, 41, has been named Executive Vice President, General
Counsel and Corporate Secretary, and the human resource function has
been reassigned to Douglas L. Martin, Executive Vice President and Chief
Financial Officer, and Zargar.
“We are pleased to have Ehsan join Spectrum Brands,” Maura said. “Ehsan
brings a unique vantage point and knowledge base given his extensive
legal background in both the corporate world and private practice,
including his prior service as a Director on the Board of Directors of
Zargar was a Director of Spectrum Brands Holdings from August 2017 until
July 2018. From June 2011 until July 2018, Zargar also served in a
number of positions as an employee of HRG Group, Inc., including serving
as Corporate Secretary as of February 2012, General Counsel as of April
2015, and Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer as of
January 2017. Prior to joining HRG Group, Zargar worked in the New York
office of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP from November
2006 to June 2011. Prior to that, Zargar practiced law at another major
law firm focusing on general corporate matters. Zargar received a law
degree from Faculty of Law at the University of Toronto and a B.A. from
the University of Toronto.
About Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc.
Spectrum Brands Holdings, a member of the Russell 1000 Index, is a
leading supplier of consumer batteries, residential locksets,
residential builders’ hardware, plumbing, shaving and grooming products,
personal care products, small household appliances, specialty pet
supplies, lawn and garden and home pest control products, personal
insect repellents, and auto care products. Helping to meet the needs of
consumers worldwide, our Company offers a broad portfolio of
market-leading, well-known and widely trusted brands including Rayovac®,
VARTA®, Kwikset®, Weiser®, Baldwin®, National Hardware®, Pfister®,
Remington®, George Foreman®, Russell Hobbs®, Black+Decker®, Tetra®,
Marineland®, Nature’s Miracle®, Dingo®, 8-in-1®, FURminator®, IAMS® and
Eukanuba® (Europe only), Digest-eeze™, Healthy-Hide®, Littermaid®,
Spectracide®, Cutter®, Repel®, Hot Shot®, Black Flag®, Liquid Fence®,
Armor All®, STP® and A/C PRO®. Spectrum Brands' products are sold by the
world's top 25 retailers and are available in more than one million
stores in approximately 160 countries. Based in Middleton, Wisconsin,
Spectrum Brands Holdings generated net sales from continuing operations
of approximately $3.0 billion in fiscal 2017. For more information,
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