Kimball International, Inc. (NASDAQ: KBALB), the Indiana-based manufacturer of electronics components and commercial furnishings, today announced the appointment of three new officers within the Company’s Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) segment, Kimball Electronics Group. The appointments reflect Kimball International’s commitment to leadership development as well as the Company’s recognition of personal achievements and contributions. The promotions became effective March 31.
Making the announcement, Don Charron, President, Kimball Electronics Group and Executive Vice President, Kimball International, stated, “These promotions were earned after many years of service and as a result of valuable contributions to the success of Kimball Electronics and a commitment to personal leadership development. I am confident they will continue to role model their best traits to new generations of leaders in the coming years.”Said Charron, “These individuals, along with the rest of the Kimball Electronics leadership team, are positioned well to accept their expanded roles in the stand-alone company.” Kimball International announced a plan in January to Spin-Off its Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) segment as an independent, publicly-traded company later this fall. Kimball International President and CEO, Jim Thyen, commented on the appointments, saying, “Our ability to continue building an impressive record of performance is made possible by dedicated, effective leadership. Each of these new officers has made important contributions to our past success, and each one will strengthen our Company as we move forward.….It is personally rewarding to acknowledge leaders such as these.” About Kimball Electronics: Kimball Electronics Group is a global contract electronic manufacturing services (EMS) company that specializes in durable electronics for the medical, automotive, industrial and public safety markets. Kimball Electronics Group is well recognized by customers and industry trade publications for its excellent quality, reliability and innovative service. Kimball Electronics Group has manufacturing operations in the U.S., Mexico, Thailand, Poland, and China. Kimball Electronics Group is a business unit of Kimball International, a publicly held company headquartered in Jasper, Indiana. To learn more about Kimball Electronics Group, visit: www.kegroup.com 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!”