Brian McCarthy , age

President, North America

North American Sales, Marketing and Operations.

With over 35 years of experience in consumer products, as both a retailer and a supplier, Brian, 60, is an industry veteran who brings decades of experience in cross-functional leadership to the organization. Brian worked in sales and marketing at Newell, Lutron Electronics, Apex Tool Group (formerly Danaher Tool Group), Irwin Industrial Tools, and Bosch-Vermont American Tool.  Brian began his career at Sears, working first in a suburban Chicago retail store while attending college, and later in its downtown corporate headquarters in advertising, marketing, and inventory planning.