Roberts out as Newell office products head

James Roberts has resigned as executive group president-office products and cleaning, organization and decor for Newell Rubbermaid, the company reported on Dec. 17. According to Newell Rubbermaid, Roberts’ resignation was a mutual decision between him and the company.

Newell Rubbermaid president and CEO, Mark Ketchum, will handle Roberts’ responsibilities on an interim basis.

Roberts joined Newell Rubbermaid in April 2001.

“We thank Jim for his contributions to Newell Rubbermaid and wish him well in his new endeavors,” Ketchum said.

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