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Ms. Katrina L. Helmkamp

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Chief Executive Officer

Local Address: LaVergne, Tennessee, United States
SVP Worldwide
1224 Heil Quaker Blvd
La Vergne, Tennessee 37086
United States

Company Description: SVP Worldwide is the global leader in the design, manufacture, and distribution of consumer and artisan sewing machines and accessories. The group was united in...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • MBA
    Northwestern's Kellogg Graduate School of Management
  • BS , Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences
    Northwestern University
  • MBA
    Kellogg School of Management
  • B.S. , Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences
    Northwestern University
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Directorship | Boardroom Intelligence » Postings
wwww.directorship.com, 13 Feb 2014 [cached]
SVP Worlwide appointed Katrina Helmkamp CEO.
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SVP Worldwide, the world’s largest sewing machine company, has appointed Katrina Helmkamp, who has held senior positions at Whirlpool Corporation and The ServiceMaster Company, as CEO of the company.
KATRINA HELMKAMP NAMED CEO OF SVP WORLDWIDE
www.svpworldwide.com, 19 July 2010 [cached]
KATRINA HELMKAMP NAMED CEO OF SVP WORLDWIDE
FORMER WHIRLPOOL EXECUTIVE TAKES HELM OF ONE OF THE WORLD'S LARGEST SEWING MACHINE COMPANIES
July 19, 2010 - SVP Worldwide, one of the world's largest sewing machine companies, announced that Katrina Helmkamp, who has held senior positions at Whirlpool Corporation and The ServiceMaster Company, has been named the company's Chief Executive Officer. She replaces Jeff Feinberg, a managing director at Alvarez & Marsal, who has served as interim CEO over the past year and who will now become a member of the company's Board of Directors. SVP Worldwide designs, manufactures and sells high quality household sewing machines and related products under the SINGER®, HUSQVARNA VIKING® and PFAFF® brand names. Ms. Helmkamp was most recently a Senior Vice President at Whirlpool, where she led product development for the $9.6B North American business and improved margins and market share in US Major Appliances. She also has experience in markets around the world and a proven ability to drive the growth of product lines globally - focusing on innovation, enhancement of quality, merchandising, and sales and distribution strategies.
"SVP's brands are among the most well-known in the world, which presents tremendous opportunities," said Ms. Helmkamp.
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Richard W. Frank, SVP's Chairman, said: "Katrina has an outstanding background and the leadership skills to help SVP realize the growth opportunities in front of it.
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Katrina is committed to proving to everyone we touch - from the dealers selling our most sophisticated machines to the moms who are sewing prom dresses for their daughters - that our products deserve to be a centerpiece in their lives."
Ms. Helmkamp has been with Whirlpool since 2007, most recently as Senior Vice President, North America Product Business Teams. Prior to that, at The ServiceMaster Company, she served as President of Terminix and then as Group President for Terminix, TruGreen Lawn and TrueGreen LandCare - operations that had a combined $2.5 billion in revenues and over four million customers.
Earlier in her career she was a Vice President and Director at The Boston Consulting Group, where she led strategic and operational assignments with consumer goods and industrial clients.
ServiceMaster -- We Are Home
corporate.servicemaster.com, 11 Aug 2007 [cached]
Katrina L. HelmkampServiceMaster -- We Are Home
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Katrina L. HelmkampGroup President
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Katrina HelmkampKatrina Helmkamp is Group President of ServiceMaster with responsibilities for Terminix, TruGreen and TruGreen LandCare.In this role, Katrina works with all three branch-based businesses to drive customer and revenue growth, to build on best practice sharing, and to look for new opportunities to capture leverage across the businesses.
Katrina joined ServiceMaster in 2005 as President of Terminix International.She and the Terminix team have focused on business initiatives such as improved customer experience and customer retention, additional gains in sales effectiveness, and new offerings to attract non-users to the category, all of which are key to driving profitable growth through 2009.
Prior to joining ServiceMaster, Katrina was a vice president and director at the Chicago office of the Boston Consulting Group (BCG).In her career at BCG from 1992 - 2004, she worked with CEOs, senior management teams, and local market managers to develop and implement growth and profit improvement initiatives.She primarily worked with consumer goods and industrial goods companies.She also consulted with the ServiceMaster businesses for over three years.
In addition to her client work at BCG, Katrina led the career development process for the Chicago consulting staff and was the global leader on sales force effectiveness.She authored several internal "Opportunity for Action" publications, including "Fixing the Fatal Flaws of Your Sales Force" and "A Disciplined Approach to Breakthrough Innovation".
Katrina received a BS in Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences in 1987 from Northwestern University and an MBA from Northwestern's Kellogg Graduate School of Management in 1992.
Katrina is actively involved in her local church and enjoys basketball, volleyball, and tennis.She and her husband, Jim, enjoy hiking vacations.She's lived in a number of states, such as California, Montana, Oregon, and Illinois, and now resides in the Memphis area.
Katrina L. Helmkamp ...
www.sec.gov, 27 Feb 2007 [cached]
Katrina L. Helmkamp
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Katrina L. Helmkamp has served as Group President, Terminix, TruGreen LawnCare and TruGreen LandCare since December 2006.She served as President, Terminix International from December 2004 to December 2006.She served as Vice President of Boston Consulting Group in Chicago, Illinois from January 1999 to December 2004.
Jim L. Kaput has served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel of ServiceMaster since April 2000.
Helmkamp Joins ...
phx.corporate-ir.net [cached]
Helmkamp Joins Whirlpool as Vice President, Refrigeration, Global Product Business
BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) today announced that Katrina Helmkamp has joined the company as vice president, refrigeration.Helmkamp will report to Steve Paddock, senior vice president, Global Product Business.
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Helmkamp will have overall accountability for the global refrigeration product business, including measures of operating profit, market share, and return on invested capital.She also will lead the global strategic direction and financial outcomes of the category.
"It is a pleasure to welcome Katrina to Whirlpool," said Paddock.
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Helmkamp joins Whirlpool Corporation from The ServiceMaster Company in Memphis, Tenn., where she was group president for the company's $2.5 billion branch-based businesses, which includes: Terminix, TruGreen Lawn Care and TruGreen LandCare.Previously, she was president of Terminix International.Before joining ServiceMaster, Helmkamp held a variety of leadership positions within The Boston Consulting Group, including vice president and director of the Chicago office.
Helmkamp holds a bachelor's degree in industrial engineering and management sciences from Northwestern University as well as a master's degree in business administration from the school's Kellogg Graduate School of Management.
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