June 21, 2010
LENOX®, a Newell Rubbermaid company in East Longmeadow, Mass., has appointed Rich Wuerthele as president of industrial products and services.
Wuerthele joined Newell Rubbermaid in 2003 and most recently held the position of president of the North American Sales Organization (NASO), where he drove positive sales results for the U.S. and Canada. Under his leadership, the NASO team was distinguished with Vendor of the Year honors from numerous national customers.
Wuerthele last worked at LENOX as president of industrial and commercial sales. In total, he has more than 24 years of sales, marketing, and general management experience within the tools, hardware, and industrial industries.
LENOX is a manufacturer of power tool accessories, hand tools, torches, solder, and band saw blades.