How Newell Rubbermaid Enriches Consumers’ Lives

During this in-depth interview with Philip Thompson, former vice president of design at Newell Rubbermaid, Thompson discusses his career journey and how he has helped build an organization famous for design and product performance to enrich consumers’ lives every day.


During his tenure with the company, Thompson had a mission to build a design-led organization with a clear vision to connect design to Newell Rubbermaid’s Growth Game Plan strategy. He has more than 22 years of global experience leading multi-disciplined design teams and has spent his career shaping the creative direction for the Whirlpool, KitchenAid and Kenmore brands at Whirlpool Corporation, in addition to working at Masco Corporation and Electrolux. 


Philip Thompson was a co-presenter of the 2015 Package Design Matters Conference session: Design ROI: Quantifying Return on Investment on the Project and Enterprise Levels. 

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