Atlanta-based Newell Rubbermaid Inc. announced on June 17 that it would be investing in its e-commerce capabilities under the direction of Jeremy Liebowitz, who has been appointed to the new position of vice president, global e-commerce.

“E-commerce is our single biggest growth opportunity and an area where we expect to make substantial investments under Jeremy’s leadership,” said, Mark Tarchetti, the company’s chief development office, in a press release.

Mr. Liebowitz most recently was vice president and marketing for Jarden Corp., which is a provider of a wide range of consumer products. Previously, he held e-commerce roles at Limited Brands Inc. and TracFone Wireless.

Newell Rubbermaid is a global marketer of consumer and commercial products with 2012 sales of approximately $5.6 billion.

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