President, Brand Management & Innovation
Melanie Huet is President, Brand Management & Innovation at Newell Brands and leads the global Brand Management, Innovation, Insights and Packaging functions. In this capacity, Melanie sets the overall brand management vision for the enterprise and establishes new tools and frameworks for increasing consumer engagement and driving conversion throughout the consumer journey. She leads the innovation process and partners closely with Segment leaders to deliver profitable growth via breakthrough innovation.
Prior to joining Newell Brands, Melanie led the transformation of Serta Simmons Bedding from sales led to consumer led as their first CMO. She was elevated to EVP, Chief Commercial Officer where she led enterprise revenue and transformed the sales organization.
Melanie has over 25 years of experience in commercial leadership roles at public and private equity backed organizations like Unilever, Kimberly-Clark and KraftHeinz, where she delivered turnarounds of several iconic brands. Melanie holds an MBA from the University of Rochester in New York and a Bachelor of Arts in Advertising & German from the University of St. Thomas, Minnesota.