February 24, 2012
Jay Gould is President & Chief Executive Officer of American Standard Brands. Formerly, he served as group president of the “Home & Family” segment of Newell Rubbermaid, which includes well-known brands such as Rubbermaid, Graco, Levolor and Calphalon. That segment accounts for more than $2.4 billion in sales and over $300 million in operating income. Originally, he joined Newell Rubbermaid as president of the “Baby & Parenting” global unit, where he led strong sales growth and acquired three companies, including the Japanese brand Aprica. Prior to joining Newell, Gould worked in the consumer products industry in brand management and general management roles at Campbell Soup, The Coca-Cola Co., and General Mills.
Gould has a 25-year record of value creation by building brands and organizations around the world. His experience with re-stimulating growth of billion dollar brands and driving consumer-inspired innovation give him the leadership insight to transform companies.