Spectrum CFO Genito to Leave Company

Spectrum BrandsMIDDLETON, Wis.-Tony Genito, chief financial officer of Spectrum Brands Holdings, will leave his post at the end of calendar 2014.

A Spectrum statement said Genito, 57, plans to return with his family to the Southeast “to carry out our personal and professional plans,” he said. He has been the company’s chief financial officer since March 2007.

Spectrum will begin a search for Genito’s successor that will consider both internal and external candidates. “Tony’s innumerable contributions as CFO for more than seven years are significant, valuable and lasting,” said Dave Lumley, Spectrum’s president and CEO. “We are grateful Tony has committed to remain through the end of the calendar year so the transition is seamless.”