GARY HOOD

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GARY HOOD

CHIEF LEGAL & COMPLIANCE OFFICER

THE DURACELL COMPANY

Gary Hood is the Chief Legal & Compliance Officer for The Duracell Company, a Berkshire Hathaway company, where he is responsible for managing the global legal affairs of Duracell as well as Risk Management, Compliance, and Brand Protection (anti-counterfeit and product diversion).  Gary joined Duracell along with the CEO and CFO from another Berkshire Hathaway company in 2015 to be part of the management team of the new Duracell organization following its acquisition from Procter & Gamble.

Before joining Duracell, Gary was the General Counsel of Marmon Retail Technology Company, a diverse group of industrial and consumer businesses owned by Berkshire Hathaway.  Gary also previously worked as the Group Vice President of Legal Affairs for Newell Rubbermaid and as the General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Transora. Prior to his in-house counsel experience, Gary had several years of law firm experience at top tier law Chicago law firms representing companies in sophisticated commercial transactions and litigation.

Gary is a 1994 graduate of the University of Illinois, College of Law, Magna Cum Laude.