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Energizer to buy Spectrum Brands’ battery business for $2B

Energizer to buy Spectrum Brands’ battery business for $2B

ST. LOUIS — Energizer Holdings Inc. plans to acquire the global battery and portable lighting business of Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc. for $2 billion in cash. The deal, announced Tuesday, will add the Rayovac and Varta battery brands — whose products include alkaline, carbon zinc, hearing aid and nickel metal hydride rechargeable batteries as well as battery chargers and

Spectrum Brands tabs Maura as executive chairman

Spectrum Brands tabs Maura as executive chairman

MIDDLETON, Wis. — Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc. has named David Maura as executive chairman of its board of directors. The consumer products company said Thursday that Maura, 43, assumes the new role effective immediately. He has served as a Spectrum Brands director since June 2010 and as interim board chairman before becoming the full-time chairman