DEERFIELD, Ill. — Fortune Brands announced that it has named E. Lee Wyatt as SVP and CFO of its home and security unit.
Wyatt was most recently EVP and CFOat HanesBrands. Prior to joining HanesBrands in advance of its 2006 spin-off, Wyatt served as a VP of Sara Lee and as CFO of Sara Lee branded apparel from 2005 to 2006. His previous executive leadership positions include serving as EVP, CFO and treasurer of Sonic Automotive and as VP administration and CFO of Sealy Corporation.
“Lee Wyatt is a talented and proven leader who is a terrific fit for Fortune Brands Home & Security,” said Chris Klein, president and CEO of Fortune Brands home and security. “As CFO at HanesBrands, Lee helped guide the company through its spin-off from Sara Lee, built a strong finance organization, and was instrumental in building HanesBrands’ reputation on Wall Street. Lee has a long track record of helping create shareholder value and we are excited