|[December 06, 2013]
Stanley Black & Decker Elects Debra A. Crew to Board of Directors
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. --(Business Wire)--
The Board of Directors of Stanley Black & Decker (News - Alert) (NYSE: SWK) announced
the election of a new member, Debra A. Crew, President of PepsiCo
Americas Beverages (NYSE: PEP). Ms. Crew joined PepsiCo in 2010 as
President of the Western Region of PepsiCo Europe, and was promoted into
her current position in 2012.
Prior to her tenure with PepsiCo, Ms. Crew held a series of management
and leadership roles at Mars, Inc., Dreyer's Grand Ice Cream (a division
on Nestle S.A.), and Kraft Foods.
John F. Lundgren, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Stanley Black
& Decker, said: "Debra Crew brings an impressive record of succes with
some of the world's leading consumer products companies, and a broad
range of experience in marketing, operations and strategy. Her global
perspective coupled with proven commercial capabilities and exposure to
world-class innovation planning processes will be of tremendous value as
we continue to pursue profitable growth. We welcome Debra
enthusiastically and look forward to her contributions."
Ms. Crew graduated from the University of Denver (News - Alert) with a Bachelor's
degree, earned her MBA from the University of Chicago and previously
served as an officer in the United States Army.
About Stanley Black & Decker
Stanley Black & Decker, an
S&P 500 company, is a diversified global provider of hand tools, power
tools and related accessories, mechanical access and electronic security
solutions, healthcare solutions, engineered fastening systems, and more.
Learn more at www.stanleyblackanddecker.com.
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