Newell Rubbermaid Makes Two Executive Appointments

by Nate Hunter

Atlanta — Procter & Gamble executive Joe Arcuri joins the company as president, Home Solutions segment, while Newell Rubbermaid veteran Jeff Hohler has been appointed president, Tools segment.

Atlanta — Joseph Arcuri will join Newell Rubbermaid as president, Home Solutions business segment, effective December 1, 2014. Arcuri joins Newell Rubbermaid after more than 25 years of global product development, marketing, and general management leadership experience at Procter & Gamble. Arcuri’s most recent job was vice president and general manager of P&G’s North American Beauty business.

Arcuri will lead one of the company’s largest and most complex business segments with responsibility for Rubbermaid®, Calphalon®, Goody® and Levolor® and the recently acquired Contigo®, Avex®, and bubba® brands. Arcuri’s experience leading and repositioning global teams and commercial operations for growth and increased market share will enable him to drive the transformation of the company’s Home Solutions business segment. 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 fast-growing 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 and has taken a series of tough choices within the business to reposition the Rubbermaid brand for future growth. Hohler will lead the Tools business segment from the company’s professional business hub in Huntersville, N.C.

Hohler and Arcuri will report to Newell Rubbermaid COO Bill Burke as members of his executive leadership team. “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,” says Burke.

Newell Rubbermaid Inc., an S&P 500 company, is a global marketer of consumer and commercial products with 2013 sales of $5.7 billion and a strong portfolio of leading brands. For more information, visit








SOURCE: Newell Rubbermaid


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