Joseph Arcuri will join Newell Rubbermaid as president/Home Solutions business segment, effective December 1, 2014. Arcuri’s previous position was vp/gm of Procter & Gamble’s North American Beauty business.
Arcuri will be responsible for Rubbermaid, Calphalon, Goody, Levolor, Contigo, Avex and bubba brands. He will be based at Newell Rubbermaid’s global headquarters in Atlanta.
Jeff Hohler, a company veteran of 13 years, has been appointed president of the company’s Tools business segment. In his current role in Home Solutions, Hohler has successfully integrated four global business units into the current Home Solutions business segment. Hohler will lead the Tools business segment from the company’s professional business hub in Huntersville, NC.
Hohler and Arcuri will report to Newell Rubbermaid COO Bill Burke as members of his executive leadership team. Burke said, “Jeff and Joe are seasoned leaders and will help build an execution powerhouse at Newell, one that both unlocks the trapped capacity for growth and creates commercial value from our increasingly strong funnel of brand growth ideas.”
Newell Rubbermaid president and CEO Michael Polk said, “These leadership appointments strengthen our senior management team. Jeff will continue to build his strong track record of delivery in our fast-growing Tools segment. Joe brings an incredible set of global leadership experiences, a consistent pattern of excellent results, and immense personal potential to the company as we continue the drive to make Newell Rubbermaid a larger, faster growing, more profitable, more global company.”