|July 22, 2019||0|
Newell Brands has announced the appointment of new Chief Financial Officer, Christopher Peterson, as interim CEO.
Peterson succeeds President and Chief Executive Officer Michael Polk, who is retiring at the end of June.
The search for a permanent CEO is proceeding well. The Board expects to be in a position to announce an external hire as the permanent CEO in the upcoming weeks.
Mr. Peterson will also continue his current role as the company’s Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer. This is a role he has had since joining Newell Brands in December of 2018.