Fortune Brands Names VP of Mergers and Acquisitions
October 29, 2013
Fortune Brands Home & Security announced the appointment of Jason Baab as vice president of mergers and acquisitions and the promotion of Elif Sagsen-Ercel to the position of vice president of strategy.
Baab is former director of business development at Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. Prior to hist stint at Goodyear, he held positions at SPX Corp. as VP of business development, at Wachovia Bank as VP of structured finance and as an associate of M&A at Lehman Brothers. In his new role, Baab will lead all aspects of M&A activities, including developing and managing the acquisition pipeline, negotiating and structuring acquisitions, and all aspects of deal execution.
Sagsen-Ercel joined FBHS as senior director of strategy in July, coming from Hillshire Brands, where she was responsible for strategic planning and innovation. Before Hillshire Brands, Sagsen-Ercel was senior director of strategy and corporate development for Sara Lee.