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David Friedson Passes

David Friedson

NEW YORK-David Friedson, who served as chairman of Applica for nearly 20 years, died on Feb. 11. Friedson was 58. Friedson became president of Windmere Appliances, the company founded by his father, Belvin, in 1985. He later added the titles of chairman and CEO. The company changed its name to Windmere-Durable Holdings after it acquiredMore »

Polistina to Leave as Head of Spectrum Global Appliances

Spectrum

MADISON, Wis.-Terry Polistina, president of the global appliances division of Spectrum Brands, will exit his post effective Sept. 30, but will continue to serve on the company’s board of directors. When Spectrum completed its acquisition of Russell Hobbs—parent of the Black & Decker, George Foreman, Farberware, Toastmaster and Juiceman small-electrics brands—in June 2010, Polistina, thenMore »