www.innovationcoach.comHelping Leaders Create and Sustain Innovation based on the imperatives of Robert's Rules of Innovation (tm). Having gained hands-on experience in bringing innovation to
market, creating and improving the necessary product development processes and
needed culture, he delivered and exceeded to bring “at least one new product
per year to market” resulting in double
digit profitable growth and shareholder value.
Most recently, Brands served as Managing Director of the
Personal Care Division of Rexam Plastics. He was responsible for P&L, including worldwide
marketing and sales, operations and R&D. Rexam Personal Care Division
represents about $1B in sales, with 25 sites worldwide, about 11,000 employees in
three Business Units: Dispensing Systems, Make Up and HPC (custom molding).
After Rexam’s acquisition of Airspray NV in May of 2006 and
until fall of 2007, Brands was responsible for Rexam Dispensing Systems with
eleven sites and