With more than 50 years of experience each, six industry legends share their memories, knowledge and insight to offer a unique glimpse into the channel’s past, present and future. There is a depth of wisdom that comes only from lived experience, and for six industry legends, that wisdom feels infinite. In this exclusive Legends Interview Series, produced by Direct Selling News, Jerry…

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Rick Goings is Chairman Emeritus and former CEO of Tupperware Brands. During his successful career, Goings held a number of global senior management positions in Europe, Asia and the U.S. Goings was an outspoken advocate in redefining business as something that served not only shareholders but all stakeholders, including customers and employees. Humanitarian and philanthropic efforts have been…

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Tupperware Brands Corporation recently announced that E.V. (Rick) Goings, chairman emeritus of Tupperware Brands, will retire from the Board, effective February 19, 2020. “Leaving the Tupperware Brands board will allow me to focus on my philanthropic work, especially as chairman and co-founder of the World Federation of Youth Clubs, which supports youth service organizations around the…

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Chris O'Leary

Tupperware Brands Corporation (NYSE: TUP) recently announced that Christopher D. O’Leary has been elected to the company’s board of directors, effective immediately. “We are pleased to have Chris join our board,” said Executive Chairman Rick Goings. “He brings more than 37 years of operational and leadership experience to Tupperware, having served in several strategically important executive positions…

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Brazil

Tupperware Brands, the Orlando, Florida-based direct seller of storage and serving solutions and personal care products, recently announced that it is expanding its Global Links program into Brazil. The program, which is in partnership with Rollins College and the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Global Women’s Issues, is designed to build capacity for women’s…

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Tupperware Brands Corp.’s Board of Directors has elected Patricia A. Stitzel to the position of president and CEO, effective May 9, 2018. Stitzel will succeed current Tupperware CEO Rick Goings, who will serve as executive chairman and focus on the successful transition and leadership of the company’s purpose-centered initiatives. Stitzel has served as the company’s…

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Orlando, Florida-based Tupperware Brands Corp. has reported operating results for the fourth quarter 2017. Net sales were $588.6 million, down 2 percent (4 percent local currency). On a comparable basis, adjusting for the impacts of the 53rd week in 2016 and the closure of BeautiControl, local currency sales were estimated to be up 3 percent. Emerging…

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Tupperware Q3

Former Tupperware chief Joe Hara, who led Tupperware’s North American and international divisions during the company’s golden years in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s and was the business face of the company for nearly three decades, died on Christmas Eve 2017. He was 91. According to current CEO Rick Goings, Hara was “the heart of…

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