WD-40 Company

WD-40 Company

WD-40 Company

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Oil & Gas
Wholesale: Consumer Non-Durables/Sundries
Personal Products

Company Description

WD-40 Co. engages in the development and sale of products that solve problems in workshops, factories and homes. The firm operates through the following geographical segments: Americas, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Asia Pacific. The Americas segment consists of the Unites States, Canada and Latin America. The EMEA segment comprises of countries in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and India. The Asia-Pacific segment covers operations in Australia, China and other countries in the Asia region. Its brands include WD-40, 3-IN-ONE, GT85, X-14, 2000 Flushes, Carpet Fresh, no vac, Spot Shot, 1001, Lava and Solvol. The company was founded by Sam Crivello and Norm Bernard Larsen in 1953 and is headquartered in San Diego, CA.

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President & Chief Operating Officer

Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer

Chief Financial Officer

Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

Division President, Americas

Managing Director, Asia-Pacific

MD-Europe, Middle East & Africa Region

Benefit Plan Administrator

Principal Accounting Officer

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at WD-40 Company

Chief Administrative Officer, Global General Counsel, Interim President, EMEA & Japan at ResMed, Inc.

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at Sempra Energy

Senior Vice President & President, Americas at Mead Johnson Nutrition Co.

Former Senior Vice President, the Manitowoc Company, Inc. President & General Manager, Manitowoc Cranes at The Manitowoc Co., Inc.

Former Strategic Advisor at Tractor Supply Co.

Former Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer at KinderCare Education LLC

Former Chief Financial Officer at Taylor Made Golf Co., Inc.

Former President, Orchard Supply Hardware at Lowe's Companies, Inc.

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WD-40 Company, WD-40 Co. Ltd. purchase GT85 Ltd.

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WD-40 Company purchases Heartland Corp.

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WD-40 Company purchases HPD Holdings Corp

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