Newell Rubbermaid Names CFO

Maker of storage containers and Sharpie pens said it named Juan R. Figuereo as chief financial officer and executive vice president.

ATLANTA (AP) -- Newell Rubbermaid Inc., which makes consumer products including storage containers and Sharpie pens, on Thursday said it named Juan R. Figuereo as chief financial officer and executive vice president.

Figuereo, 54, is a former Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and PepsiCo Inc. executive with experience in management, operations and mergers and acquisitions. He was most recently CFO and executive vice president of soft drink supplier Cott Corp.

Figuereo, who will join Newell Rubbermaid on Monday, succeeds J. Patrick Robinson, who is taking early retirement, as previously announced.

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