SOURCE: Moen Incorporated

February 09, 2007 13:30 ET

Moen® Partners With Star Designer Leslie Segrete in 2007

NORTH OLMSTED, OH -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 9, 2007 -- Moen Incorporated announces its partnership with professional designer, carpenter, author, radio personality and television star Leslie Segrete. Throughout 2007, Segrete will serve as spokesperson for Moen, participating in a variety of activities, from creating web content to providing gift and holiday decorating tips.

"We are thrilled to work with Leslie -- she is talented, experienced, and will be a great resource for consumers," said Maureen Wenmoth, vice president, marketing services and brand development, Moen. "Leslie's expertise, coupled with her can-do attitude, will aid Moen in providing fresh and innovative ideas to consumers."

When asked about the opportunity with Moen, Segrete replied, "I always tell homeowners to dream big -- whether doing a complete remodel or simply selecting a new faucet. Moen dreams big with all of its products -- from high-end luxury showers to stylish and affordable kitchen faucets. Moen's products are the best on the market. I am proud to partner with such a quality brand."

About Segrete

Leslie Segrete is best known for her roles on TLC's hit series "While You Were Out" and "Trading Spaces." On "While You Were Out," Segrete designed projects to help homeowners surprise their loved ones with dramatic room remodels. On "Trading Spaces," Segrete is a carpenter and designer, helping volunteers transform their friends', neighbors' and family members' homes. Segrete currently hosts "The Money Pit" radio show where she helps do-it-yourselfers with home improvement questions and dilemmas. Segrete also is associate editor for House Beautiful, creating its "Weekend Shopper" column. In addition, Segrete has appeared on "Today" on NBC, providing useful home improvement tips.

Segrete has designed sets for Oxygen Media shows, as well as "The Ricki Lake Show." She has been a food stylist on "Good Morning America" and a visual coordinator for Giorgio Armani in New York City. Segrete graduated from Hofstra University with a bachelor's degree in Drama with a focus on theatrical production. She also has a degree from the French Culinary Institute and has professionally designed her own unique jewelry and clothing.

In addition to her Moen spokesperson duties, radio and television appearances and design work, Segrete is writing a book, entitled "Fear Not! You Can Reupholster Anything!" Segrete also gives homeowners valuable do-it-yourself tips and project ideas through her own personal website.

For more information, visit www.moen.com or call 1-800-BUY-MOEN (1-800-289-6636).

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