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BIFMA Appoints Don Van Winkle to the Role of Board President

/EIN News/ -- JASPER, Ind., June 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kimball International, Inc. (NASDAQ:KBAL) today recognizes the appointment of President, Chief Operating Officer, Don Van Winkle to the role of Board President of the Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association (BIFMA).  Don succeeds Sylvain Garneau, Group Lacasse, in that capacity.  Don previously served as Board Vice President/President Elect.

Kimball International, Inc. President, Chief Operating Officer
Don Van Winkle


BIFMA is the trade association for business and institutional furniture manufacturers. Since 1973, BIFMA has been the voice of the commercial furniture industry.  The association is led by a Board of Directors, including many current industry executives such as Don, who has served on the Board for 7 years prior to appointment as President.

Bob Schneider, CEO and Chairman of the Board, Kimball International, stated, “Don is a proven leader in our company and in the industry and we are proud of his accomplishments with BIFMA and congratulate him on this appointment.”

About Kimball International, Inc.

Kimball International, Inc. creates design driven, innovative furnishings sold through our family of brands: Kimball, National, and Kimball Hospitality. Our diverse portfolio offers solutions for the workplace, learning, healing, and hospitality environments. Dedicated to our Guiding Principles, our values and integrity are evidenced by public recognition as a highly trusted company and an employer of choice.  “We Build Success” by establishing long-term relationships with customers, employees, suppliers, shareowners and the communities in which we operate.  To learn more about Kimball International, Inc. (NASDAQ:KBAL), visit www.kimballinternational.com.

About BIFMA

The Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association is the voice for the commercial furniture industry. BIFMA develops safety, performance, and sustainability standards that ensure product performance. BIFMA provides data and analytics that the industry uses to make key manufacturing decisions. The organization advocates for regulatory conditions that enhance value and foster innovation. BIFMA is the go-to resource providing tools commercial furniture manufactures need to ensure that products work.  BIFMA adds to its leadership role with education and outreach initiatives that inform all stakeholders. This strong, uniquely equipped industry leader steps up with information, tools and insights that make us all smarter. https://www.bifma.org

For additional information contact:

Lonnie Nicholson
mailto:Lonnie.Nicholson@KimballInternational.com

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