Christine (Chris) Robins

Business Unit CEO, Appliances & Cookware

Christine Robins is the Business Unit CEO of the Appliances & Cookware business at Newell Brands.

Prior to Newell, Christine was President and Chief Executive Officer at Char-Broil, a global portfolio of outdoor grilling brands. At Char-Broil she led a strategic and operational overhaul that included repositioning of its four key brands, accompanied by consumer-centric product innovation, go-to-market differentiation, and the launch of a European business.

Prior to joining Char-Broil, Christine was President, CEO and Board Member at BodyMedia, a venture-backed pioneer of wearable health devices and software applications where she led a pivot of the company and achieved a strategic exit.

Christine was also President and CEO of Philips Oral Healthcare, a global division of Philips Electronics that makes and markets oral care products under the Sonicare® power toothbrush brand. Prior to this appointment she was hired as the Vice President of Global Innovation and Marketing.

Christine began her career in finance and brand management and held a range of roles within S.C. Johnson, a global consumer packaged goods company.

Christine serves on the board of Husqvarna Group of Sweden, a publicly traded maker of outdoor power equipment. She also serves on the Advisory Council of the Turner College of Business at Columbus State University.