Jeffery D. Ansell
JEFF ANSELL is the Executive Vice President & President of Stanley Black & Decker's Global Tools & Storage (GTS) group. Jeff oversees this $7 billion business, which is headquartered in Towson, Maryland and employs approximately 25,000 associates worldwide. He directs product development, commercialization, manufacturing and distribution, with responsibility for all assets of the GTS division, including the following brands: STANLEY, BLACK+DECKER, DEWALT, Bostitch, CRAFTSMAN, Proto, FACOM, Mac Tools, PORTER-CABLE, Powers, Vidmar, Lista and STANLEY® FATMAX®, among others.
Jeff started his career with Stanley Black & Decker in 1999 as the Vice President of Sales, where he was responsible for strategic planning and partnerships, growth and development for 10 percent of the company's revenue. Since then, he has held various roles of increasing responsibility across the company, including VP of Global Marketing for Hand Tools and President of the Industrial Tools Group. In 2004, he was appointed to lead the Stanley Construction & Do-It-Yourself (CDIY) division and established a new business unit structure to most effectively deliver innovation and value to our customers and end-users. He also simultaneously improved the division's operating margins, ROCE and service levels to a company-leading position and realized an average annual growth rate of 2-3 times the industry average.
Prior to joining The Stanley Works, Jeff worked at Black & Decker in various roles of progressing responsibility in sales, including Marketing Manager for National Accounts and National Account Manager.
Jeff holds a bachelor's of Science degree from Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, Pennsylvania.