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Movers & Shakers: The Wheel Group Names Dave Albert CEO

By SEMA News Editors

The Wheel Group Board of Directors has announced the appointment of Dave Albert as incoming CEO. The Wheel Group

Albert brings broad cross-functional and business leadership experience and a proven track record of quickly building organizational trust, clarity of strategy and aligned execution to The Wheel Group brands. Current CEO David Williams will shift to the role of director of strategy and business development.

"With the continued growth of The Wheel Group brands, adding Dave Albert to the team is a move to capitalize on our strong momentum ten-fold," said The Wheel Group Executive Chairman Wade Kawasaki. "Dave's rich background of experience at world-class companies and proven strategic leadership will be an outstanding addition to our team."

Albert most recently served as president of Spectrum Brands' Home and Personal Care Appliances Division, provider of home and personal care appliances under brands, including Black & Decker, Remington, George Foreman and Russell Hobbs. Previously, Albert was the vice president and general manager of Spectrum Brands' Asia Pacific and Canadian regions. In these roles, he led local operations and the go-to-market executions of Spectrum's entire brand portfolio. 

"The Wheel Group boasts an incredible variety of brands and products, and I am excited to assist in a new era of growth," said Albert.

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