Content about Ross Porter

September 1, 2011

Executives of Irwin Tools and assorted tradesmen collectively rang the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange Thursday morning, promoting National Tradesmen Day, which is slated for Sept. 16.

February 9, 2011

Irwin Tools, a leading maker of hand tools and power tool accessories based in Huntersville, N.C., has named Ross Porter as its new president. Porter has held a variety of positions during his 18 years at Newell Rubbermaid, Irwin’s parent company. He most recently served as president of EMEA Transformation, where Porter led the company’s European transformation efforts, including implementation of a new European business model, integration and implementation of SAP enterprise system, and relocation of its European headquarters.