DEERFIELD, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE: FBHS), an industry-leading
home and security products company, today announced that it has named
Robert K. Biggart as senior vice president, general counsel and
Biggart brings 29 years of corporate law experience from PepsiCo where
he held senior legal roles across most of its business units and global
geographic regions. Since 2001, he served in a general counsel role for
various business units with a proven track record in commercial legal
affairs, mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures. Biggart assumes
his duties, as appointed by the board of directors, on December 16, 2013
and will report to Christopher Klein, chief executive officer, Fortune
Brands Home & Security.
"Bob Biggart brings a wealth of global business and legal experience in
a large consumer focused company that aligns well with our business and
growth strategies," said Klein. "He will be a key addition to our senior
team that remains focused on leveraging our structural competitive
advantages to deliver profitable growth and using our strong balance
sheet, capital structure and free cash flow to drive shareholder value.
I'm thrilled to welcome him to our organization."
Previous general counsel roles at PepsiCo business units include PepsiCo
Worldwide Beverages, PepsiCo Americas Beverages and PepsiCo Latin
America Food & Beverage — as well as legal affairs for the Pepsi-Cola,
Tropicana and Gatorade brands — encompassing more than 150 countries.
His key accomplishments also include successful acquisitions and
divestitures of national brands and companies and global joint ventures
for the beverage and bottling businesses.
About Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc.
Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE: FBHS), headquartered in
Deerfield, Ill., creates products and services that help fulfill the
dreams of homeowners and help people feel more secure. The Company's
trusted brands include Master Lock security products, MasterBrand
cabinets, Moen faucets, Simonton windows and Therma-Tru entry door
systems. FBHS holds market leadership positions in all of its segments.
FBHS is part of the S&P MidCap 400 Index. For more information, please
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