Newell Rubbermaid this week appointed Bradford Turner as general counsel and corporate secretary, effective April 1. He will serve on the company's executive leadership team and will report directly to Newell Rubbermaid President and Chief Executive Officer Michael Polk.

Turner most recently served as deputy general counsel, after serving in a variety of roles within the legal services department. Prior to his arrival at Newell Rubbermaid in 2004, he was an associate with Troutman Sanders.