Tupperware Brands makes some executive appointments

Tupperware Brands has announced the appointment of two new group presidents, as well as the transition of Christian E. Skroeder to EVP.

In his new role, Skroeder will report to chairman and CEO Rick Goings and will oversee targeted markets for performance improvement.

Taking Skroeder's spot as group president, Asia Pacific will be Asha Gupta, who is currently area VP, India, Tupperware Brands Philippines and Nutrimetics Australia/New Zealand. Gupta has been with the company in various leadership roles for 15 years, working with sales development, marketing, and operating unit and portfolio leadership across Europe and Asia Pacific.

Patricia A. Stitzel, currently senior area VP, Central Europe, will take the role of group president, Americas. Stitzel has been with Tupperware for 16 years, during which time she served in various leadership roles in human resources throughout the United States, Canada and Europe, as well as managing various portfolios throughout 20 countries in Europe. She will assume these new responsibilities from Simon C. Hemus, president and COO.

"I'm extremely proud to promote Asha and Tricia to group presidents," said Goings. "They are young, dynamic leaders with proven track records at Tupperware and great potential in the future. I also look forward to Christian's experience helping us both fix challenged markets and accelerate growth in others."