MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 26, 2018--
Apogee Enterprises, Inc. (Nasdaq:APOG), which provides distinctive
solutions for enclosing commercial buildings and framing and displays,
today announced that its board of directors elected a new independent
director, Herbert K. Parker, 60, retired financial executive from Harman
International Industries, a worldwide leader in the development,
manufacture and marketing of high-fidelity audio products, lighting
solutions and electronic systems.
“Herbert is an experienced financial expert, having been a public
company CFO and previously holding financial and accounting leadership
positions in the U.S. and international divisions of a global company,”
said Bernard P. Aldrich, Apogee chairman. “He has extensive experience
in financial reporting, accounting and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, and
also provided leadership in such areas as capital allocation strategies,
reduction of fixed costs, margin improvement, sales growth and M&A.
“We look forward to leveraging Herbert’s knowledge and experience as
Apogee continues to execute its growth and operational excellence
strategies to position the company to deliver solid performance
regardless of economic conditions,” said Aldrich.
Parker retired from Harman International in 2017, most recently serving
as executive vice president-operational excellence. He joined the
company in 2008 as executive vice president and chief financial officer,
the position he held until 2014. Previously, Parker served in various
senior financial positions with ABB Ltd., a global power and technology
company, from 1980 to 2008, including as CFO of the global automation
technologies division from 2002 to 2005 and the Americas region from
2006 to 2008. During his tenure with ABB, he also held financial
oversight positions in divisions located in Switzerland, China and
Australia/New Zealand. Parker currently serves on the board of directors
of TriMas Corporation (Nasdaq:TRS), a diversified manufacturer of
engineered products that serve a variety of industrial, commercial and
consumer end markets worldwide.
Parker was elected to the Apogee board of directors as a Class III
director for a term expiring at the company’s 2019 annual meeting of
shareholders. He will serve on the board’s audit committee as a
financial expert. With the addition of Parker, the Apogee board
currently has 11 members.
Apogee Enterprises, Inc. (www.apog.com),
headquartered in Minneapolis, is a leader in technologies involving the
design and development of value-added glass products, services and
systems for the architectural and picture framing industries.
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