VP, Innovation & Technology for Construction & Do It Yourself Group
Stanley Black & Decker
Christine Potter is Vice President – Innovation & Technology for the Professional Power Tools group within the Construction & Do It Yourself (CDIY) division of The Stanley Black & Decker Corporation, a $1.9 billion SBU. She was named to this position in August of 2012. In this role, Ms. Potter is responsible for engineering, product marketing and product research for the innovation group at DEWALT Power Tools.
Before assuming her current operating position, Ms. Potter was Director of Marketing – Cordless Power Tools beginning April 2007.
Ms. Potter joined the Company as a design engineer in May 1995. From that time through September 2001, she held various engineering positions from senior engineer to project engineer. In September 2001 she became the assistant product manager for cordless professional power tools. Ms. Potter then became Product Manager for DEWALT, Professional Power Tools in January 2004, and held various product marketing positions before becoming Director of Marketing.
Ms. Potter holds a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan and an MBA from Loyola University Maryland. She lives in Baltimore, Maryland.
The CDIY division of Stanley Black & Decker is a global business, which is headquartered in Towson, Maryland, and generates over $5 billion in annual revenue.