Coleman Appoints Scott Henrikson
as Senior VP
|The Coleman Company, Inc. Press Release||FlashlightNews.org - 1/14/2008|
Will direct the newly reorganized Sales team, which brings all Sales functions under his leadership.
The Coleman Company, Inc.
WICHITA, Ks. - The Coleman Company, Inc. today announced that Scott Henrikson joined the Company as Sr. Vice President, Sales, the Americas, for Coleman and Stearns. Henrikson will report to Interim President and CEO, Sam A. Solomon.
In his new position, Henrikson will direct the newly reorganized Sales team, which brings all Sales functions under his leadership. He is responsible for sales and distribution of new and existing Coleman®/Stearns® products across all channels.
Henrikson is a 20-year veteran of the consumer products industry and a seasoned Jarden Corporation sales executive who comes to Coleman with an outstanding track record of building sales teams and delivering exceptional results. Most recently, he was Vice President, Sales and Marketing – Food Storage for the Appliance Division of Jarden Consumer Solutions (JCS). As Sr. V.P. Sales for Jarden’s Tilia FoodSaver business, he led rapid retail sales growth and exceeded the Company’s EBITDA targets. His career also includes positions of increasing responsibility at International Corporation, Newell Corporation, Corning Inc. and General Mills.
“Scott brings to Coleman great experience across a variety of retail channels, outstanding leadership skills and an intensely competitive spirit,” Solomon said. “His contributions will benefit our customers by distilling our vast array of products and ensuring we have the right products in the right place to maximize value to customers; and by bringing the needs of our customers back to Coleman to fuel our product development engine.”
Henrikson will serve on the Coleman Senior Management Team in Wichita, and through direct reports will guide National Accounts, Field Accounts, Special Markets, Stearns and Sales Operations. He is responsible for new product and program introductions, sales channel analysis, sales plans and forecasts and strategic partner relationships.
The Coleman Company, Inc. is an international leader in the innovation and marketing of outdoor products, including its legendary lanterns, as well as stoves, tents, sleeping bags, backpacks, coolers, furniture and grills. Its products are sold and used all over the world. Coleman embraces its leadership role as an advocate for the outdoors, contributing to outdoor causes and inspiring people to get outside. Founded in 1900 and based in Wichita, Kan., Coleman is a wholly owned subsidiary of Jarden Corporation, and can be found online at www.coleman.com. Consumers can contact Coleman by phone at 800-835-3278 or by e-mail at email@example.com.
Coleman® is a registered trademark of The Coleman Company, Inc.
Jarden Corporation is a leading provider of niche consumer products used in and around the home. Jarden operates in three primary business segments through a number of well recognized brands, including: Branded Consumables: Ball®, Bee®, Bicycle®, Crawford®, Diamond®, Dicon®, First Alert®, Forster®, Hoyle®, Java Log®, Kerr®, Lehigh®, Leslie-Locke®, Loew-Cornell® and Pine Mountain®; Consumer Solutions: Bionaire®, Crock-Pot®, FoodSaver®, Harmony®, Health o meter®, Holmes®, Mr. Coffee®, Oster®, Patton®, Rival®, Seal-a-Meal®, Sunbeam®, VillaWare® and White Mountain™; and Outdoor Solutions: Abu Garcia®, Berkley®, Campingaz®, Coleman®, Fenwick®, Gulp®, JT®, K2®, Marker®, Marmot®, Mitchell®, Penn®, Rawlings®, Shakespeare®, Stearns®, Stren®, Trilene®, and Volkl®. Headquartered in Rye, N.Y., Jarden has over 25,000 employees worldwide. For more information, please visit www.jarden.com.