The Chamberlain Group, a specialist and leader in garage-door openers, appointed Robert Markwart to president, LiftMaster, Americas and Gary Scott to president, Chamberlain and HeathCo, Americas.
“Continued new product innovation, coupled with breakthrough marketing and thoughtful expansion into new businesses will propel our company to new levels,” said James Roberts, CEO, The Chamberlain Group. “We are putting one of our strongest executives into the LiftMaster role and bringing on an industry leader to serve Chamberlain and HeathCo. I am confident these two individuals will continue to strengthen our capabilities.”
Robert Markwart is a veteran executive who has consistently driven excellent results during his 30-plus year tenure with The Chamberlain Group, the company said. Most recently, Markwart served as executive VPsales and marketing, where he demonstrated leadership ability to drive growth while building solid brands.
Gary Scott, joining The Chamberlain Group as president, Chamberlain and HeathCo, Americas, most recently served as VP and general manager – Consumer Products, Europe, Middle East and Asia at Newell Rubbermaid. Prior to that, Scott held several senior management positions in North America with leading durable goods companies. Scott has more than 20 years of general management, business strategy and global new product development success with such brands as Stanley, Rubbermaid, Irwin and Graco. He holds a mechanical engineering degree and an executive MBA from Sheffield University in the United Kingdom.
The Chamberlain Group manufactures and markets access control products including residential garage door openers, commercial door operators, residential and commercial gate operators, telephone entry systems and related access control products.