Kimball International, Inc. (NASDAQ: KBALB) today announced the promotion and appointment of Lonnie P. Nicholson to the newly created position of Vice President, Business Analytics. The announcement of a new officer to oversee strategic application of data analysis, social media and mobile computing reflects the Company’s commitment to growth of its information management into more “predictive” analysis to build greater responsiveness to customer needs and improvement of operational decision-making.
Nicholson, 49, joined Kimball’s corporate information technology department in 1986 and has held various technical, operational and management positions leading to his promotion to Vice President.Nicholson earned a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Mathematics from Indiana University. He holds a professional certification as a GPHR® (Global Professional in Human Resources), and performed post graduate work in executive education at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business. He and his wife and three children reside in Jasper, Indiana. About Kimball International: Recognized with a reputation for excellence, Kimball International is committed to a high performance culture that values personal and organizational commitment to quality, reliability, value, speed, and ethical behavior. Kimball employees know they are part of a corporate culture that builds success for Customers while enabling employees to share in the Company’s success through personal, professional and financial growth. Kimball International, Inc. (NASDAQ: KBALB) provides a variety of products from its two business segments: the Electronic Manufacturing Services segment and the Furniture segment. The Electronic Manufacturing Services segment provides engineering and manufacturing services which utilize common production and support capabilities to a variety of industries globally. The Furniture segment provides furniture for the office and hospitality industries, sold under the Company’s family of brand names. To learn more about Kimball International, Inc., visit the Company’s website on the Internet at: www.kimball.com “Kimball International … We Build Success!”