Michael Polk

Advisory Director at Berkshire Partners LLC

Michael Polk

Michael Polk

Advisory Director at Berkshire Partners LLC

Overview
Career Highlights

WNA Cups Illustrated, Inc.
Unilever United States, Inc.
Implus Corporation

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4228

Number of Boards

29

Birthday

1961

Age

60

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Refreshment at Unilever Caribbean Ltd.

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Chief Financial Officer & Director at Hill-Rom, Inc.

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Former Vice Chairman & President at Whirlpool Corp.

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Limited Partner at Lead Edge Capital Management LLC

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Co-Founder at Innit, Inc.

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Partner at The Resource Team LLC

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Borden Dairy Company

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Industrial Partner at Ripplewood Advisors LLC

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Managing Director at Berkshire Partners LLC

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Former Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary at Newell Brands, Inc.

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Michael Polk
Advisory Director at Berkshire Partners LLC
Education
BS in Operations Research & Industrial Engineering

Cornell is a privately endowed research university and a partner of the State University of New York. As the federal land-grant institution in New York State, they have a responsibility—unique within the Ivy League—to make contributions in all fields of knowledge in a manner that prioritizes public engagement to help improve the quality of life in our state, the nation, the world.

MBA

Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The school offers a large full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, leadership articles, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review.

Career History
President & Chief Executive Officer
Prior - 2019

Newell Brands, Inc. engages in the manufacture, marketing, and sale of consumer and commercial products. It operates through the following segments: Appliances and Cookware; Commercial Solutions, Home Solutions; Learning and Development; and Outdoor and Recreation. The Appliances and Cookware segment designs, manufactures, sources, markets and distributes a diverse line of household products. The Commercial Solutions segment involves in designing, manufacturing, sourcing and distribution of commercial cleaning and maintenance solutions products, closet and garage organization products; hygiene systems and material handling solutions. The Home Solutions segment consists of diverse line of household products. The Learning and Development segment deals with writing instruments, including markers and highlighters, pens and pencils; art products; activity-based adhesive and cutting products; labeling solutions; baby gear and infant care products. The Outdoor and Recreation segment includes global consumer active lifestyle products for outdoor and outdoor-related activities. The company was founded in 1903 and is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.

President, Americas
2003 - 2011

Unilever NV engages in the production and marketing of consumer goods in the nutrition, hygiene, and personal care categories. It operates through the following segments: Beauty and Personal Care, Foods and Refreshment, and Home Care. The Beauty and Personal Care segment covers the sales of skin and hair care products, deodorants and oral care products. The Foods and Refreshment segment includes the sales of soups, bouillons, sauces, snacks, mayonnaise, salad dressings, margarines and spreads. The Home Care segment is in charge of the sales of home care products such as powders, liquids and capsules, soap bars, and a wide range of cleaning products. The company was founded on November 9, 1927 and is headquartered in Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Paper Products Division
Prior

Procter & Gamble Co. engages in the provision of branded consumer packaged goods. It operates through the following segments: Beauty; Grooming; Health Care; Fabric & Home Care; and Baby, Feminine & Family Care. The Beauty segment offers hair, skin, and personal care. The Grooming segment comprises of shave care like female and male blades and razors, pre and post shave products, and appliances. The Health Care segment includes oral care products like toothbrushes, toothpaste, and personal health care such as gastrointestinal, rapid diagnostics, respiratory, and vitamins, minerals, and supplements. The Fabric and Home Care segment consist of fabric enhancers, laundry additives and detergents, and air, dish, and surface care. The Baby, Feminine and Family Care segment sells baby wipes, diapers, and pants, adult incontinence, feminine care, paper towels, tissues, and toilet paper. The company was founded by William Procter and James Gamble in 1837 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, OH.

Boards & Committees
Chairman
2020 - Current

Implus EU distributes sporting goods and supplies. The company is headquartered in Limay, France.

Chief Executive Officer & Director
2020 - Current

Denergy, Inc. engages in designing and marketing of footwear, sports and fitness products. The company was founded on May 10, 1988 and is headquartered in Key West, FL.

Member, Board of Directors
2020 - Current
Member, Board of Directors
Current

ClubCorp USA, Inc. owns and operates golf courses and private clubs. The firm operates private golf and country clubs, business clubs, sports clubs, and alumni clubs. The company was founded by Robert H. Dedman, Sr. on November 11, 1957 and is headquartered in Dallas, TX.

Director
Current

The Commerce Club develops the leaders of today and tomorrow for Atlanta. The Club includes a new Member lounge and bar, big-screen multimedia room with 103-inch flat screen and a grand ballroom for meetings and social events.

Director, President & Chief Executive Officer
Prior - 2019

Newell Brands, Inc. engages in the manufacture, marketing, and sale of consumer and commercial products. It operates through the following segments: Appliances and Cookware; Commercial Solutions, Home Solutions; Learning and Development; and Outdoor and Recreation. The Appliances and Cookware segment designs, manufactures, sources, markets and distributes a diverse line of household products. The Commercial Solutions segment involves in designing, manufacturing, sourcing and distribution of commercial cleaning and maintenance solutions products, closet and garage organization products; hygiene systems and material handling solutions. The Home Solutions segment consists of diverse line of household products. The Learning and Development segment deals with writing instruments, including markers and highlighters, pens and pencils; art products; activity-based adhesive and cutting products; labeling solutions; baby gear and infant care products. The Outdoor and Recreation segment includes global consumer active lifestyle products for outdoor and outdoor-related activities. The company was founded in 1903 and is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.

Director
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HarbourVest Partners LLC, Landmark Partners, Inc., Nova Capital Group Ltd., Nova Capital Management Ltd. purchase Nova Wildcat Shur-Line LLC from Newell Brands, Inc.

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