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June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
Kewaunee Scientific Corporation (Nasdaq: KEQU) announced today the election of
John Russell to Kewaunee Scientific's Board of Directors.
Mr. Russell, a resident of
Glenview, Illinois, has over 25 years of business experience and is currently a business consultant and private investor. From 2007-2010, Mr. Russell served as the Chief Executive Officer of Maysteel LLC, a leading manufacturer of precision sheet metal and electrical components for the high-tech and electrical utility sectors. Maysteel is headquartered in
Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin. Mr. Russell also has served on the Board of Directors of Strategic Materials, the largest glass recycling company in
North America, since 2007.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Russell was a partner with McKinsey and Company, the international strategy consulting firm. After McKinsey, he held senior executive positions in a variety of manufacturing companies, including serving as a corporate officer of Brunswick Corporation, where he was Executive Vice President of
Mercury Marine, President of Brunswick Billiards, and President of U.S. Marine.
"John's broad-based management experience and in-depth manufacturing experience will make him an extremely valuable addition to the Kewaunee Scientific Board," said
William A. Shumaker, Chairman, President, and CEO of Kewaunee Scientific.
Mr. Russell completed his undergraduate degree at
Florida State University and has an MBA from the
University of Chicago.
Kewaunee Scientific Corporation is a recognized leader in the design, manufacture, and installation of scientific and technical furniture. The Company's corporate headquarters are located in
Statesville, North Carolina. The Company's manufacturing facilities are located in
Bangalore, India. The Company has subsidiaries in
Bangalore, India that serve the Asian and
Middle East markets. Kewaunee Scientific's website is located at
D. Michael Parker704/871-3290
SOURCE Kewaunee Scientific Corporation