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Jarden Names Daniel Hogan
CFO of Coleman


The Coleman Company, Inc. Press Release FlashlightNews.org - 6/02/2008



Daniel J. Hogan

Daniel J. Hogan, Chief Financial Officer of The Coleman Company, Inc.

WICHITA, Ks. - Jarden Corporation has named Daniel J. Hogan as Chief Financial Officer of The Coleman Company, Inc. Coleman is headquartered in Wichita, Kan., and is a unit of Jarden Outdoor Solutions. Hogan has been serving as interim CFO since September 2007.

"Dan Hogan has proven himself a strong financial leader and officer at Coleman, with focus on increasing operational execution during a period of very tough macro-economic conditions," said Greg Shearson, Chief Executive Officer of Jarden Outdoor Solutions. "His wealth of experience in consumer-product companies in operations and finance has made him a key player in forwarding Coleman's strategic direction and accelerating the company's profitability."

Hogan previously served as Senior Vice President Operations for Easton-Bell Sports, Inc., in Van Nuys, Calif., a $700 million sporting goods manufacturer. There, he successfully integrated and consolidated the functions and organizations of separate business operations to improve profitability, in addition to consolidating independent Asian sourcing to improve profitability. Prior to Easton-Bell, Hogan was Vice President Operations/Finance at World Kitchen, Inc., in Reston, Va., including brands such as Corningware, Corelle, Pyrex, Ecko and Revere. Hogan also held key executive positions at Georgia Pacific Corporation and for the James Corporation.

Hogan earned his Bachelor of Arts in Government and Law from Lafayette College in Easton, Penn., and his Master of Business Administration, Finance, from SUNY Binghamton in Binghamton, N.Y.

"Dan has been an able partner on the Coleman leadership team," said Sam A. Solomon, Coleman President and CEO. "His direction on the integration of the marine business and his fiscal leadership have been an asset to us in working toward achieving our strategic plan."

About The Coleman Company, Inc.

As an international leader in the innovation and marketing of outdoor products, The Coleman Company, Inc., helps people have fun and make memories by providing the gear integral to their favorite outdoor experiences. The company's products include its legendary lanterns and stoves, as well as coolers, tents, sleeping bags, airbeds, backpacks, furniture, and grills under its Coleman® and Exponent® brands. Additionally, the company provides flotation devices, towables, rainwear, waders, hunting and fishing gear, and safety and survival equipment under its Stearns®, Sevylor®, Sospenders®, Hodgman®, Mad Dog Gear®, Nevin® and Helium® brands. 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 call 800-835-3278 or e-mail consumerservice@coleman.com for general information or for Coleman and Exponent products. For all other brands, call 800-328-3208 or e-mail stearnsrec@stearnsnet.com.

About Jarden Corporation

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.



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