HOBOKEN, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Newell Brands (NYSE: NWL) today announces that Tom Sanford has joined
the company as Vice President, Communications. Sanford will be based at
the company’s new global headquarters in Hoboken, New Jersey, with
responsibility for enterprise-level internal and external communications
worldwide, inclusive of employee, community and media relations.
“Tom has more than 25 years of communications experience driving
positive outcomes for global organizations during significant periods of
change and growth,” said Fiona Laird, Chief Human Resources and
Communications Officer. “He will be a tremendous asset during this
exciting, transformational time at Newell Brands.”
Prior to joining Newell Brands, Sanford held communications leadership
roles at several large, multinational companies, including Aetna,
Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, and AlliedSignal. He spent the early part of
his career at two New York-based communications agencies, Adams &
Rinehart and Burson-Marsteller. He holds a B.A. in American Studies from
Sanford’s appointment is the latest in a series of top talent additions
for the company since its acquisition of Jarden Corp. on April 15, 2016.
About Newell Brands
Newell Brands (NYSE: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company
with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate®,
Sharpie®, Dymo®, EXPO®, Parker®, Elmer’s®, Coleman®, Jostens®, Marmot®,
Rawlings®, Irwin®, Lenox®, Oster®, Sunbeam®, FoodSaver®, Mr. Coffee®,
Rubbermaid Commercial Products®, Graco®, Baby Jogger®, NUK®, Calphalon®,
Rubbermaid®, Contigo®, First Alert®, Waddington and Yankee Candle®.
Driven by a sharp focus on the consumer, leading investment in
innovation and brands, and a performance-driven culture, Newell Brands
helps consumers achieve more where they live, learn, work and play.
This press release and additional information about Newell Brands are
available on the company’s website, www.newellbrands.com.
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