Husqvarna Names New Consumer Brands President

Jeff Hohler comes from Newell Rubbermaid, also spent time at Black & Decker in the 1990s.

Effective May 1, Jeff Hohler has been appointed president of the Consumer Brands Division and member of Husqvarna Group Management. 

Most recently, Hohler held the position as president of the Tools Business Segment within Newell Rubbermaid Inc. in the U.S. He has also held several different divisional president positions within Newell Rubbermaid since joining the company in 2001. Between 1991 and 2001, Hohler held numerous managerial positions within the Black & Decker Corporation.

Hohler has a bachelor of science in journalism from Bowling Green State University and an MBA in marketing from John Hopkins University.

Alan Shaw, president of the Consumer Brands Division, will leave Husqvarna Group in order to pursue other interests.