June 1, 2011
Kewaunee Scientific Corporation
(Nasdaq: KEQU) announced today the election of
to Kewaunee Scientific's Board of Directors.
Mr. Russell, a resident of
, 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
, 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
, 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
. The Company has subsidiaries in
that serve the Asian and
markets. Kewaunee Scientific's website is located at
D. Michael Parker
SOURCE Kewaunee Scientific Corporation