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Fortune Brands Names Nicholas Fink as Senior Vice President of Global Growth and Development

By Business Wire News   



DEERFIELD, Ill.

Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE: FBHS), an industry-leading home and security products company, announced that effective June 1, 2015, Nicholas Fink will join the Company as the senior vice president of global growth and development.

Fink brings more than 16 years of international and consumer brand experience with an expertise in strategy, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and law. Fink comes to Fortune Brands from Beam Suntory, Inc. where he was the president of Asia Pacific and South America, leading eight operating units in 45 markets throughout the regions including Brazil, India, China and Australia. Prior to that he was chief strategy officer, senior vice president and vice president of strategy and corporate development for Beam, Inc. He also served as the managing director of Beam Global Canada and he led the Courvoisier brand. Fink first joined Beam Global Spirits & Wine as its associate general counsel in 2006. He began his legal career at Bell, Boyd and Lloyd in Chicago where he was a partner in the corporate practice group.

“Nick is a results-oriented leader with strengths in international markets, industry-leading consumer brands and successful M&A transactions. Our established relationship and past track-record of success prior to the spinoff of Beam and Fortune Brands gives our team great confidence in his abilities and approach to business,” said Chris Klein, chief executive officer, Fortune Brands. “I’m excited to welcome Nick to our team in such a key role to help us accelerate our global growth strategy and enhance our ability to complete value-creating mergers and acquisitions.”

In this newly created role, Fink will partner with the senior team to identify, assess and execute opportunities to grow the business around the world in current segments, adjacencies, new segments and new geographies. He will also lead strategic planning.

About Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc.

Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE: 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 MasterBrand cabinets, Moen faucets, Therma-Tru entry door systems, and Master Lock and SentrySafe security products. Fortune Brands holds market leadership positions in all of its segments. Fortune Brands is part of the S&P MidCap 400 Index. For more information, please visit www.FBHS.com.

Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc.
Investor and Media Contact:
Brian Lantz, 847-484-4574
brian.lantz@FBHS.com

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