April 19 2018 06:12 AM

Chris Allen is a veteran of the consumer products industry.

Chris Allen

Jobe’s Company, Waco, Texas, appointed Chris Allen as its new CEO.

Allen is a 30-year veteran of the consumer products industry. He previously was president, North America, for Greenworks, a Charlotte, North Carolina-based manufacturer of cordless and corded battery-powered outdoor power equipment.

Prior to his role at Greenworks, he served in several executive management roles at Scotts Miracle-Gro. In addition, Allen held executive sales and marketing positions at Techtronics and Char-Broil.

“I’m excited to begin my new role with Jobe’s,” says Allen. “The company has a unique portfolio of heritage brands as well as new and innovative brands. I’m looking forward to working with the management team to continue growing the value of the brands for the company.”