William A. Burke III

Chief Operating Officer

Bill Burke is the Chief Operating Officer of Newell Brands. He is responsible for developing best-in-class processes and capabilities, achieving optimal efficiencies and delivering against aggressive business objectives.

Prior to taking on this Newell Brands role, Bill served as Chief Operating Officer for Newell Rubbermaid, where he led the Delivery Organization.

Burke had a proven track record of outstanding leadership and consistent growth since joining Newell Rubbermaid in 2003, including leading and repositioning the Lenox brand to deliver double-digit sales growth and heading the company's Professional businesses to accelerate international expansion. Burke's businesses were the most significant contributors to Newell Rubbermaid’s growth in recent years.

Bill holds Bachelor of Arts and Master of Business Administration degrees from Loyola University.