Helen of Troy Limited announced the appointment of Richard R. Dwyer as executive vice president of business operations. In this position, Dwyer will oversee the company's distribution and logistics department, the sales operations department, the information technology department and consumer services.
"We are very pleased to add Dick to our management team," said Gerald J. Rubin, chairman, CEO and president, Helen of Troy . "With his experience in the fields of retail consumer products, sales organizations and business operations, we are confident that Dick's expertise, knowledge and skills will help contribute to the future success of Helen of Troy."
Dwyer, a CPA, previously served as a performance improvement consultant for PricewaterhouseCoopers in its retail and consumer products practice, and also was a partner at Ernst & Young in Minneapolis as director of its entrepreneurial services group. Additionally, Dwyer spent seven years in executive management positions in the specialty retail sector.