Senior Director – Global Brand Design
Sep 2012 - Oct 2020 (8 years 1 month)
Implemented global design strategies and executions for the Air Care, Home Cleaning, Home Storage, Pest Control and Shoe businesses. Drove profitable branded solutions for Glade®, Windex®, Pledge®, Scrubbing Bubbles®, Ziploc®, OFF! ®, Raid®, and Kiwi® through packaging and product innovations across all channels. Drove solutions in a global portfolio of $6B in gross sales.
Brand Design Director– Global Pest Control
Jan 2017 - Apr 2019 (2 years 3 months)
Led design strategy, branding, packaging and product innovations for the global Pest Control business with $2.4B in gross sales. Drove profitable branded solutions for OFF! ®, Raid®, Autan®, Baygon® and AllOut® through packaging and product innovations across all channels. Served on the Pest Control Leadership team.
Brand Design Director– Global Home Cleaning Control
Aug 2012 - Jan 2017 (4 years 5 months)
Led design strategy, branding, packaging and product innovations for the global Home Cleaning business with $1.5B in gross sales. Drove profitable branded solutions for Windex®, Pledge®, Scrubbing Bubbles®, Fantastic®, Mrs. Myers®, Duck® and Mr. Muscle® through packaging and product innovations across all channels. Served on the Home Cleaning Leadership team.
Senior Director – Design, and Luxury Brand Management
Mar 2009 - Feb 2012 (2 years 11 months)
A dual role of design and brand responsibilities with $3.0B of gross sales in the high performing fixtures, faucets, bath,
storage and kitchen product categories. Drove profitable, consumer-centric product solutions for brands American Standard®, American Standard Luxury®, Porcher® and Jado® (now DXV®). Served on the Executive Leadership team
Senior Director – Design, Brand and Decorative Products
Mar 2007 - Feb 2009 (1 year 11 months)
A dual role of design and brand responsibilities with $.8M of gross sales in the decorative residential and commercial lighting categories. Drove profitable, consumer-centric lighting solutions for key customers PulteGroup, D.R. Horton, Lennar, KB Home and Toll Brothers.
Director of Design
Jan 2006 - Feb 2007 (1 year 1 month)
Led design strategy for $450M organization providing mass channel imported case-good and Ready-To-Assemble furniture, garage and closet storage solutions, and consumer packaged goods. Drove profitable, branded growth for channel partners Target, Wal-Mart, Lowes, Home Depot,Office Depot, and Staples. Core member of the Executive leadership team.
Innovation Studio Leader – FemCare - P&G Beauty
Mar 2004 - Jan 2006 (1 year 10 months)
Led global design innovation efforts for $2B FemCare category of sanitary pads and tampons. Drove profitable, branded innovations for Always® and Tampax® brands through packaging and product innovations across all channels. Core member of the FemCare Design and R&D Leadership teams
Studio Leader: Bathing, Showering and Commercial Products
Feb 1993 - Feb 2004 (11 years)
Over a period of eleven (11) years, held three (3) positions within the Design function with progressively increasing responsibility. Provided inspirational design leadership to the business team, managing and influencing multiple initiatives from ideation to commercialization, while working seamlessly across the organization. Contributed to all product platforms with human-centric, award winning patented designs, functional innovations, and market appropriate products which drove revenue and delivered on the ‘Bold Look of Kohler’ brand promise.