Spectrum Brands President and CEO Dave Lumley Elected to the Board of Directors of Husqvarna AB of Sweden

  Spectrum Brands President and CEO Dave Lumley Elected to the Board of
  Directors of Husqvarna AB of Sweden

Business Wire

MIDDLETON, Wis. & STOCKHOLM -- April 11, 2014

David R. Lumley, President and Chief Executive Officer of Spectrum Brands
Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), has been elected to a one-year term on the
nine-member Board of Directors of Husqvarna AB (NASDAQ OMX STOCKHOLM: HUSQ B),
a global leader in outdoor power products.

Mr. Lumley, 59, has served as President and CEO of Spectrum Brands, a global
and diversified consumer products company, since April 2010 and as a Director
since June 2010. He previously served as Co-Chief Operating Officer from
January 2007 to April 2010. Mr. Lumley was appointed President of the Global
Batteries and Personal Care businesses in January 2007, and in October 2008
his responsibilities were expanded to include the Home and Garden business.
Prior to that time, he was President, North America since joining Spectrum
Brands in January 2006.

Mr. Lumley joined Spectrum Brands from Newell Rubbermaid where he had served
as President, Rubbermaid Home Products North America since January 2004. Prior
to Newell Rubbermaid, he was President and CEO of EAS, a leading sports
nutrition company, since 1999.

His background includes more than 25 years of experience in the consumer
products industry, including President of Brunswick Bicycles; President of OMC
International; Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing at Outboard Marine
Corporation; and a variety of leadership positions with Wilson Sporting Goods
Co. and other companies.

Mr. Lumley has previously served on the Board of Directors of Outboard Marine
Corporation,  EAS, Inc., Naked Juice Company, and Botanic Oil Innovations,
Inc. He earned a bachelor’s degree in communications and marketing from
Western Illinois University, a master’s degree in journalism from the Medill
School of Journalism at Northwestern University, and an MBA from the Kellogg
School of Management at Northwestern University.

About Husqvarna Group

Husqvarna Group is the world’s largest producer of outdoor power products
including robotic lawn mowers, garden tractors, chainsaws and trimmers. The
Group is also the European leader in consumer watering products and one of the
world leaders in cutting equipment and diamond tools for the construction and
stone industries. The Group’s products and solutions are sold via dealers and
retailers to both consumers and professional users in more than 100 countries.
North America and Europe are the major markets. Husqvarna was founded in 1689
and is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden. Its shares are listed on the NASDAQ
OMX Stockholm Exchange (HUSQ A and HUSQ B). Net sales in 2013 amounted to SEK
30 billion, and the Group had 14,000 employees on average in more than 40
countries. For more information, visit www.husqvarnagroup.com.

About Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc.

Spectrum Brands Holdings, a member of the Russell 2000 Index, is a global and
diversified consumer products company and a leading supplier of consumer
batteries, residential locksets, residential builders’ hardware, faucets,
shaving and grooming products, personal care products, small household
appliances, specialty pet supplies, lawn and garden and home pest control
products, and personal insect repellents. Helping to meet the needs of
consumers worldwide, our Company offers a broad portfolio of market-leading,
well-known and widely trusted brands including Rayovac®, Varta®, Kwikset®,
Weiser®, Baldwin®, National Hardware®, Pfister®, Remington®, George Foreman®,
Black & Decker®, Toastmaster®, Farberware®, Tetra®, Marineland®, Nature’s
Miracle®, Dingo®, 8-in-1®, FURminator®, Littermaid®, Spectracide®, Cutter®,
Repel®, Hot Shot® and Black Flag®. Spectrum Brands' products are sold by the
world's top 25 retailers and are available in more than one million stores in
approximately 140 countries on six continents. The Company has approximately
13,500 employees in 55 countries with manufacturing and product development
facilities in the U.S., Europe, Latin America and Asia. Spectrum Brands
Holdings generated net sales of approximately $4.1 billion in fiscal 2013. For
more information, visit www.spectrumbrands.com.

Contact:

Spectrum Brands
Investor/Media Contact:
Dave Prichard, 608.278.6141
 
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