Christine (Chris) Robins

Business Unit CEO, Home Appliances

Christine Robins is the Business Unit CEO of the Home Appliances 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.