Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC), a world leader in identification solutions and specialty materials, today announced the appointment of John Miller, Ph.D., to the position of Sr. Vice President and Chief Technology Officer. Miller will report to Brady Interim President and Chief Executive Officer Thomas J. Felmer, and will oversee Brady’s new product development activities and direct the company’s global R&D functions. He will be responsible for the development of proprietary products including high-performance materials and identification printing systems and software. Miller comes to Brady from 3M Company (“3M”) where he started his career in 1985. His most recent position was Technical Director for the Industrial Adhesives and Tapes Division. His experience includes global responsibility for driving growth through developing and commercializing new products for 3M’s largest business unit. Miller holds a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the University of Wisconsin. "John Miller brings a wealth of applicable experience and a track record of developing industry leading new products and technologies as Brady looks to increase its focus on innovation and new product development,” said Felmer. "We are excited to have John join the Brady team. His technology leadership skills, passion for innovation and focus on serving our customers will be great additions to our organization." Brady Corporation is an international manufacturer and marketer of complete solutions that identify and protect premises, products and people. Brady’s products help customers increase safety, security, productivity and performance and include high-performance labels, signs, safety devices, printing systems and software, and precision die-cut materials. Founded in 1914, the company has a diverse customer base in electronics, telecommunications, manufacturing, electrical, construction, education, medical and a variety of other industries. Brady is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and as of July 31, 2013, employed approximately 7,400 people in its worldwide businesses. Brady’s fiscal 2013 sales were approximately $1.15 billion. Brady stock trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol BRC. More information is available on the Internet at www.bradycorp.com.