Shares of Newell Brands Inc (NYSE:NWL) ended Friday session in green amid volatile trading. The shares closed up +0.16 points or 0.31% at $50.99 with 6.17 million shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $50.48, the shares hit an intraday low of $50.13 and an intraday high of $51.06 and the price vacillated in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $24.16 billion and the numbers of outstanding shares have been calculated to be 482.20 million shares.
Newell Brands Inc (NWL) on August 31, 2016 announced that Tom Sanford has joined the company as Vice President, Communications. Sanford will be based at the company’s new global headquarters in Hoboken, New Jersey, with responsibility for enterprise-level internal and external communications worldwide, inclusive of employee, community and media relations.
“Tom has more than 25 years of communications experience driving positive outcomes for global organizations during significant periods of change and growth,” said Fiona Laird, Chief Human Resources and Communications Officer. “He will be a tremendous asset during this exciting, transformational time at Newell Brands.”
Prior to joining Newell Brands, Sanford held communications leadership roles at several large, multinational companies, including Aetna, Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, and AlliedSignal. He spent the early part of his career at two New York-based communications agencies, Adams & Rinehart and Burson-Marsteller. He holds a B.A. in American Studies from Yale University.
Sanford’s appointment is the latest in a series of top talent additions for the company since its acquisition of Jarden Corp. on April 15, 2016.
Shares of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (NYSE:FCAU) ended Friday session in red amid volatile trading. The shares closed down -0.16 points or -2.53% at $6.35 with 6.02 million shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $6.35, the shares hit an intraday low of $6.32 and an intraday high of $6.39 and the price vacillated in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $8.40 billion and the numbers of outstanding shares have been calculated to be 1.29 billion shares.
On Sept. 15, 2016 FCA US LLC hosted its 17th annual MatchMaker on Sept. 15, bringing more than 3,000 participants to its headquarters in Auburn Hills, Michigan. MatchMaker provides more than 250 minority-owned, women-owned and veteran-owned businesses access to FCA US leadership and buyers, tier one suppliers and leaders from advocacy and certifying organizations like the Women Business Enterprise National Council and the National Minority Supplier Development Council.
In 2015, FCA US spent $3 billion with approximately 232 minority-, women- and veteran-owned suppliers, representing 8 percent of the Company’s total annual purchasing. Since 1983, the Company has purchased nearly $55 billion from diverse suppliers.
“FCA US has a rich history supporting diversity in the automotive supply base and we continue to push ourselves to build a network of diverse businesses working toward a common goal,” said Scott Thiele, Global Purchasing Officer for FCA NV and Head of Purchasing and Supplier Quality for FCA – North America. “We know that diverse teams spark creativity and help us deliver exceptional products to our global customer base. This leads to sustained growth for all of us.”