Newell promotes Morris
March 13, 2001,
FREEPORT, IL — Newell Rubbermaid Inc. announced the promotion of Kenneth Morris to vp, New Product Development. In his new position, Morris will report directly to Joseph Galli Jr., president/ceo.
Newell Rubbermaid is the parent company of window coverings manufacturers Newell, Kirsch and Levolor.
"Ken has over 20 years experience leading highly regarded new product development efforts and a proven track record of delivering continuous improvement in the process and systems behind effective product development," said Galli. "We believe Ken will play a pivotal role in leading the transformation of Newell Rubbermaid into a world-class product development company."
Morris joined Rubbermaid in 1970. He most recently served as vp, Technology.
Newell Rubbermaid Inc. is also the parent company of Calphalon, Graco and Rubbermaid, among others.
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