PISCATAWAY, N.J., April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- American Standard Brands announced today that Matt Miller has joined the company in the newly created position of senior vice president, innovation & business development.
Miller will lead the American Standard product development, design, and engineering teams, and, working closely with Jay Gould, president and CEO, spearhead business development, as well as mergers and acquisitions.
Miller brings a wealth of diverse experience to the venerable plumbing products company, having served as vice president, strategy & planning, at Newell Rubbermaid, strategy consultant at Zyman Group and Monitor Consulting, and in a variety of roles at Kraft Foods. Most recently, Miller served as global vice president for the Baby & Parenting business at Newell Rubbermaid.
"I am excited to be assuming this new challenge at a company with such a rich history of innovation in health, design, and performance," Miller said. "With the talented teams in place, we'll be advancing solutions for homes and buildings that are responsible, sustainable, and accessible."
Gould added, "I have worked with Matt for over seven years and can attest to both his cultural fit with our values and his intellectual fortitude to lead innovation and future growth."
Miller received a bachelor's degree in business administration (B.B.A.) in finance from Emory University and a master's degree in business administration (M.B.A.) from the Fuqua School of Business, Duke University.
ABOUT AMERICAN STANDARD BRANDS
American Standard Brands is a leading North American manufacturer of a wide range of high-quality building products, including faucets, fixtures, furniture, vitreous china fixtures, cast iron sinks, whirlpool tubs and other wellness products for the bath and kitchen as well as decorative panels. The company currently offers total project solutions for residential and commercial customers; employs more than 5,000 people in the United States, Canada and Mexico; and markets products under well known and respected brands, such as American Standard®, Jado®, Porcher®, Safety Tubs®, Crane Plumbing®, Eljer®, Fiat® and Decorative Panels International®. American Standard Brands is an affiliated portfolio company of Sun Capital Partners. The company is online at www.americanstandard.com, on Twitter at twitter.com/AmStandard and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/AmericanStandardPlumbing.
SOURCE American Standard Brands