Spectrum CEO named to Husqvarna board

David R. Lumley, president and CEO of Spectrum Brands Holdings, has been elected to a one-year term on the nine-member board of directors of Husqvarna, the outdoor power products supplier.

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. He 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.

Lumley joined Spectrum Brands from Newell Rubbermaid where he had served as president, Rubbermaid Home Products North America since January 2004. 

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.