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Spectrum Brands CEO named to board

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MIDDLETON, Wis. — Andreas Rouvé, president and chief executive officer of Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc., has been elected to the company’s board of directors.

Spectrum Brands said Monday that Rouvé is slated to join the board on Oct. 1. He became president and CEO on April 1.

The company also announced that David Lumley, who retired as president and CEO, aims to resign from the board effective Sept. 30, as part of his plan to ensure a smooth transition to his successor. Lumley has served as a director since April 2010.

“We are pleased to welcome Andreas to our Board as he focuses on accelerating organic growth, expanding regionally, and increasing our rate of product innovation,” stated David Maura, chairman of Spectrum Brands Holdings. “Andreas is off to a strong start as our new CEO. We look forward to working closely with him as he executes on our strategic plans and takes our Company to the next level of growth and profitability.

“On behalf of our Board,” Maura added, “I want to thank Dave Lumley for his many valuable contributions over the past five years and wish him the very best with all of his future endeavors.”

The company’s products span such categories as consumer batteries, residential locksets, residential builders’ hardware, faucets, shaving and grooming products, personal care products, small appliances, pet care, lawn and garden, home pest control and insect repellents. Its brands include Rayovac, VARTA, Kwikset, Weiser, Baldwin, National Hardware, Pfister, Remington, George Foreman, Black + Decker, Farberware, Tetra, Marineland, Nature’s Miracle, Dingo, 8-in-1, FURminator, IAMS, Eukanuba, Digest-eeze, Healthy-Hide, Littermaid, Spectracide, Cutter, Repel, Hot Shot, Black Flag and Liquid Fence.


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