Jahnke to join Kimball board

From local sources

JASPER — Kimball International Inc. (Nasdaq: KBALB) on Friday announced the appointment of Timothy Jahnke to the company’s board of directors.

He was selected following a national search in partnership with Cook Associates Inc. of Chicago.

His appointment will enhance the board’s strategic skillset, according to a company news release, as well as partially fill a void left by the death of former board member Harry “Hank” Bowman last year.
The formal appointment will be made at the next regularly scheduled board meeting on Feb. 18.

Jahnke is president and CEO of Elkay Manufacturing Co., a $750 million private, family-owned company in Oak Brook, Ill., that manufactures and markets products for the housing, remodeling, hospitality and commercial markets. He has more than 30 years of experience in management and leadership of operations in various manufacturing companies. He served as group president of the Home & Family Product Group for the Newell Rubbermaid Corp.and has extensive international experience.

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