Newell Brands has appointed Ebony Howell as Global Director, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging. Hanold Associates’ Katrina Maione, Neela Seenandan and Sandra Peña led the search for this role based in Atlanta.
Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Newell Brands comprises a strong portfolio of leading brands across multiple segments, including writing, baby, food, commercial and more. With products that are sold in nearly 200 countries around the world, Newell has grown to 30,000 employees and nearly $10 billion of annual revenue. A member of the Fortune 500, the company is publicly traded on the Nasdaq as NWL.
Ebony previously served as a Senior Director, Talent Management, Inclusion & Diversity at Cox Automotive, leading talent management and D&I for 30,000 employees. As the Director, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging, Ebony will work closely with Newell Brands’ CEO and Senior Vice President, Talent and Culture to continue building and maintaining a multiethnic and gender diverse global workforce.