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RUBBERMAID ELECTS NEW BOARD MEMBER

 WOOSTER, Ohio, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Rubbermaid Incorporated (NYSE: RBD) announced today the election of William D. Marohn to the board of directors of Rubbermaid Incorporated, increasing the size of the board from 10 to 11 members. Marohn is president and chief operating officer and a member of the board of directors of Whirlpool Corporation, a leading manufacturer and marketer of major home appliances.
 A native of Toledo, Ohio, Marohn holds a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Toledo. He also serves on the board of directors of Cooper Tire & Rubber Company of Findlay, Ohio.
 Marohn joined Whirlpool in 1964 as an industrial engineer and held numerous assignments in manufacturing until he was promoted to staff vice president, Capital and Tooling Administration in May 1984. Later that year, he was elected an officer of the company and named vice president, Kitchen and Specialty Products Group. In May 1988, he was named president, Kenmore Appliance Group, and then executive vice president, North American Appliance Group, in April 1989.
 In January 1992, he became president and chief executive officer, Whirlpool Europe, B.V. He was named president and chief operating officer of Whirlpool Corporation in October 1992.
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