Newell Brands, the parent company of outdoor brands Marmot, Coleman and Stearns, among others, announced the appointment of Ravi Saligram as president and CEO, and a member of the Newell Brands board of directors, effective October 2.
Saligram comes to Newell Brands with a background in consumer brands, omnichannel commerce and global operations. He is currently CEO and a director of Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Inc. Saligram also served as CEO of OfficeMax Incorporated, exiting the company after his championship of the merger with Office Depot.
Said Patrick Campbell, chairman of the board of Newell Brands, “Ravi is an exceptional business leader and a proven chief executive officer with a track record of building diverse leadership teams while delivering high quality performance in complex multi-unit organizations.”
“I am delighted to return to my roots in CPG and lead the Newell team to reestablish the organization as a premier, cutting edge consumer products company that is at the forefront of meeting evolving needs and lifestyles,” Saligram said.