We are pleased to announce the appointment of Zack Ruderman as Vice President and General Manager Fire Building and Casual Entertaining at Jarden Corporation. Mr. Ruderman will lead the strategic activities for these two businesses that include household brands such as Diamond and Pine Mountain. Zack was most recently the Director of Marketing for the Diabetes Care division at Roche Diagnostics, and previously spent 12 years in progressive marketing leadership positions at General Mills. He received three undergraduate degrees from Michigan State University in Economics, International Relations and Accounting respectively, and went on to receive his MBA from the Harvard Business School.
Jarden Corporation is a world-class consumer products company with a diverse portfolio of innovative products, over 120 powerful brands and a global presence. The Company’s growth strategy is fueled by a passion for developing new products, as well as a focus on expansion through existing channels of distribution by leveraging their global network. Jarden ranks #348 on the Fortune 500 and has over 35,000 employees worldwide.