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Conair LLC Announces Leadership Changes

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Creates New C-Suite Position, Chief Digital & Technology Officer

STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Conair LLC President and CEO Kristie Juster has announced the appointment of Willi Candra as Chief Digital & Technology Officer. Mr. Candra will join a leadership team focused on winning market share by building a best-in-class digital capability.

Mr. Candra comes to Conair most recently from Kimball International, a leading omnichannel commercial furnishings company, where he was Chief Digital and Information Officer. During this time at Kimball, Mr. Candra led the company’s digital transformation and a center led, commercial-enabling Digital and IT Center of Excellence. Prior to this, he held various digital and technology leadership positions at Newell Brands, partnering with the business units to drive commercial growth and business acceleration. Under this newly created position, Conair LLC’s digital team, IT and business support teams have been consolidated to build and accelerate digital capabilities including data analytics and program management. Mr. Candra will work closely with business leaders to transform and drive the digital agenda at Conair LLC.

“I am excited to welcome a thoughtful leader like Willi to the Conair team,” said Ms. Juster. “I am confident that Willi’s leadership, along with our new organizational structure, will bring increased rigor and help accelerate our business at all levels.”

About Conair LLC: Based in Stamford, CT, with operations worldwide, Conair LLC is a leading designer, manufacturer, and marketer of branded personal care and small kitchen appliances, cookware, hairbrushes & accessories, cosmetic bags, and travel accessories. Conair’s brands include Cuisinart®, Conair®, Babyliss®, Scunci®, and Waring®. Founded in 1959 by Leandro Rizzuto, the company started as a small hair appliance company. Today, Conair brands sell products in more than 120 countries across six continents. Conair LLC is part of the American Securities portfolio of companies.


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