Kimball to Consolidate Manufacturing

Kimball to Consolidate Manufacturing

(JANUARY 14, 2020) Workplace furniture manufacturer Kimball International is to consolidate its manufacturing operations and implement a company-wide approach to all corporate business practices.

In an announcement, Kimball said its plan is designed to enable the Kimball International Connect Strategy through increasing value across its business units and the enterprise. Two new roles have been created to support these changes. Company veteran Greg Meunier has been promoted to EVP of Kimball International Global Operations and Mark Johnson, formerly Deputy General Counsel at Newell Brands, will join the company as Chief Legal, Governance Officer and Corporate Secretary.

The Global Operations team will include manufacturing, supply chain, engineering, logistics, R&D, safety, and environmental. Meanwhile, Johnson’s role will support the company’s shift to a centralised structure and the Kimball International Connect strategy. He will also develop companywide environmental, social and governance policies. - (OPI)