Fortune Brands Home & Security Names Terry Horan President of Security and Storage Business
DEERFIELD, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYS: FBHS) , an industry-leading home and security products company, today announced that it has named Terry Horan president of the Company's security and storage business, which includes Master Lock padlocks and related security products, and Waterloo tool storage products.
Horan, 48, formerly president and chief executive officer of Robert Bosch Tool Corporation, replaces John Heppner who previously announced his plans to retire in 2013. Horan will assume full responsibility for leadership of the business on July 8, 2013 and report to Chris Klein, chief executive officer, Fortune Brands Home & Security.
"Terry Horan is a proven leader and a perfect fit for Fortune Brands Home & Security," said Klein. "He has a track record of building a growth culture centered on strong brands and consumer-driven innovation. Terry brings more than 25 years of experience including brand building, product development and both retail and commercial channel expertise that will be invaluable to continued growth for our security and storage business."
Since joining Robert Bosch Tool Corporation in 2005, Horan has held key leadership roles including president and chief executive officer of North American operations for the power tool division, and global president of the rotary tool division. He also previously served in a number of marketing leadership roles at Rust-Oleum Corporation after building sales and marketing experience at Skil Corporation.
About Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc.
Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYS: 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. The Company's more than 16,000 full-time associates generated $3.6 billion in net sales in 2012. FBHS is part of the S&P MidCap 400 Index. For more information, please visit www.FBHS.com.
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