Michael B. Polk

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Michael B. Polk
Born1960/1961 (age 57–58)[1]
Alma materCornell University
Harvard Business School
SalaryUS$21,684,542 (2016)[1]
TitleCEO, Newell Brands
TermJuly 2011-June 2019

Michael B. Polk (born 1960/61) is an American businessman, and the former chief executive officer (CEO) of Newell Brands.

Polk received a bachelor's degree in operations research and industrial engineering from Cornell University, where he sang with the Cornell University Glee Club, and an MBA from Harvard Business School.[1][2]

Polk was the CEO of Newell Brands from July 2011 up until his retirement in June 2019.


  1. ^ a b c "Executive Profile: Michael B. Polk". Bloomberg.com. Retrieved 15 August 2017.
  2. ^ ":: Our Leadership ::". www.newellbrands.com. Retrieved 15 August 2017.