Saturday, April 21, 2012

STEELCASE INC. APPENDED TWO SEASONED EXECUTIVES TO SENIOR LEADERSHIP TEAM

Steelcase Inc. , a global leader in the office furniture industry, added two seasoned executives -- Uli Gwinner and Hamid Khorramian -- to its senior leadership team. Gwinner and Khorramian will report directly to president and CEO James P. Hackett, overseeing key aspects of the company's global strategy.
Prior to these changes, Gwinner and Khorramian reported to Mark Baker, senior vice president, global operations officer.

"Mark has played a major role in Steelcase's lean journey and accelerated our progress toward an industrial system that is more agile and more customer-focused," said Hackett. "As Steelcase continues to grow, we are pleased to welcome Uli and Hamid to our leadership team -- both understand the complexities of the global marketplace and the core principles of our business and will play leading roles as we continue to implement our global strategy."

Uli Gwinner, president of Steelcase Asia Pacific, will continue to grow the Steelcase business in this region, overseeing operations in Japan, Australia, Hong Kong and Singapore as well as the emerging markets of India and Greater China.
Hamid Khorramian will now serve as senior vice president, global operations officer, drawing on his deep experience with the company's operations strategy. An 18-year veteran at Steelcase, Khorramian was most recently vice president of North America Operations, responsible for manufacturing at all Steelcase North America plants and overseeing key customer and dealer touch points including solutions fulfillment, specials engineering, physical distribution and corporate quality.

SOURCE: Globe Newswire



 

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