Healy Family Holdings, Inc. Names Steve Knoop Chief Executive Officer

Thu Feb 21, 2013 9:00am EST

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Knoop to Oversee Complete Business Portfolio Including Iconic Turtle Wax Car
Care Brand
WILLOWBROOK, Ill.,  Feb. 21, 2013  /PRNewswire/ -- Healy Family Holdings, best
known for building Turtle Wax into one of the world's iconic car care brands,
today appointed  Steve Knoop  as chief executive officer. Knoop assumes the
position with a focus on expanding growth and sustaining financial soundness
across the Healy Family Holdings portfolio of businesses.

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"We are proud to welcome Steve to Healy Family Holdings. He has proven himself
to be an esteemed leader with deep, diverse experience that can help build value
for generations to come," said  Sondra Healy, co-chairman of Turtle Wax, Inc. 
"Over the past several years Steve has become a close confidant and advisor - we
have an enormous respect for his work and look forward to him taking on this
important leadership role within our company."

In his role within Healy Family Holdings, Knoop will be responsible for
emphasizing the family's leadership position in investments by growing the
businesses through innovation and nimble enterprise with solutions that address
building shareholder value. Knoop is a respected industry leader with more than
35 years of strategic corporate finance experience across many industries
including consumer brands and products.   

"Steve embodies so much of what Healy Family Holdings represents as a leader,
collaborator and innovator," said  Denis Healy Sr., co-chairman of Turtle Wax,
Inc. "We are looking to him to support our evolving business needs with
effective executions that challenge the status quo."

"Having an entrepreneurial family background, I am thrilled to join the Healy
Family which traces its roots back to the entrepreneurial spirit of  Ben Hirsh 
founding Turtle Wax," said Knoop. "I am eager to identify opportunities for
Healy Family Holdings and continue to grow the value of such an iconic brand
like Turtle Wax. It's an exciting time to be joining Healy Family Holdings, and
I look forward to playing a role in the continued success and growth of one of
America's great family-owned companies."

Prior to Healy Family Holdings, Knoop was managing principal of First Chicago
Advisors, Inc. He served as co-group leader and managing director of the U.S.
mergers and acquisitions group at BMO Nesbitt Burns (BMO Capital) and
previously, co-group head of advisory business services for Merrill Lynch
consulting primarily for privately held businesses. He earned his MBA from the
Kellogg School of Management at  Northwestern University  and has served six
years as a publically elected Trustee of Barrington Hills.   

Grant Deady

SOURCE  Healy Family Holdings, Inc.

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