Spectrum Brands Holdings announced Andreas Rouvé has been elected to the newly created position of chief operating officer.
Rouvé, who also remains President, International, will continue to report to Dave Lumley, president and CEO.
“Andreas has provided outstanding operating and financial leadership in Europe and, more broadly, internationally over the years,” Lumley said. “He has deep knowledge and experience with Spectrum Brands’ legacy businesses, and the strong growth we achieved in the last several years in Europe is a testimony to his skills.”
Prior to becoming president, international in January 2013, Rouvé served as Senior Vice President and Managing Director of Spectrum Brands’ European Battery and Personal Care business since 2007 and subsequently led the integration of the Home Appliances and Pet Supplies European businesses in 2010-2011. He joined Spectrum Brands in 2002 as Chief Financial Officer of the European Battery division.
Spectrum Brands include Rayovac, Kwikset, Weiser, Baldwin, National Hardware and Pfister, to name a few.