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NPD Names Morsovillo Head of Home Division

Lora Morsovillo

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y.–The NPD Group has made leadership changes in its home and office supplies divisions. Lora Morsovillo, formerly president of the office supplies division, has been named president of the home practice. Morsovillo will continue to report to Perry James, who served as president of home and who continues to lead the firm’s hardlinesMore »

Last updated: October 3, 2014

KitchenAid’s Elliott Elected IHA Board Chairman

Dave Elliott

ROSEMONT, Ill.-Dave Elliott, general manager of KitchenAid Global Small Appliances, has been elected chairman of the board of the International Housewares Association. Elliott will succeed Keith Jaffee, chairman of O2 Cool, who is maintaining his position on the IHA board. He has been with Whirlpool, KitchenAid’s parent, since February 2009. Prior to that, he workedMore »

Last updated: October 2, 2014

Jarden Q2 Net Falls 31.8 Percent in Spite of Record Sales

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MIAMI-Increased expenses and a loss on the early extinguishment of debt offset a record sales performance to send Jarden’s second-quarter net income into a 31.8 percent plunge, to $52.1 million. Selling, general and administrative expenses were up 23 percent in dollars and 181 basis points as a percentage of sales from the second quarter ofMore »

Last updated: July 24, 2014

LeFevre Assumes CFO Role at Jarden

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MIAMI-Al LeFevre, previously chief financial officer of Jarden Consumer Solutions, has become executive vice president and chief financial officer of Jarden Corp., parent of the company’s housewares unit. LeFevre’s appointment, initially announced in March along with other executive moves, went into effect yesterday. Ian Ashken, who had been the previous chief financial officer and whoMore »

Last updated: June 13, 2014

Jarden Adds Barclays’ L’Esperance to Board

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MIAMI-Ros L’Esperance, chairman of the global investment banking division at Barclays, has been elected to the Jarden Corp. board of directors. L’Esperance’s election brings the number of board members to 10, which includes seven independent directors. She has been with Barclays since 2008, responsible for corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions until taking on herMore »

Last updated: March 6, 2014

Jarden Net Falls in Q4, Fiscal Year

Jarden Corpration

RYE, N.Y.-Despite a record-breaking sales total, Jarden posted a 24 percent drop in fourth-quarter net income, to $37 million. This brought the bottom-total for the housewares giant to $203.9 million, down 16.4 percent, for its fiscal year ending on Dec. 31. Net sales in the quarter reached a record $2.2 billion, up 21.8 percent. ForMore »

Last updated: February 13, 2014

Jarden Takes On Trends in 2014

Margaritaville Cargo Bali Frozen Concoction Maker

RYE, N.Y.–Jarden Consumer Solutions has aligned its newest product assortment to reflect what it believes will be some of the top trends in 2014: affordable health care and multifunctional products. Affordable healthcare is a hot topic in American homes and this trend is expected to continue for some time, according to Jarden. “As consumers comeMore »

Last updated: December 26, 2013