HNI Corporation Elects Director to Its Board of Directors
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505 Ford Ave.
Muscatine, IA, 52761
Press release date: November 10, 2006
MUSCATINE, Iowa-- HNI Corporation (NYSE:HNI) announced the election of Mary H. Bell to its Board of Directors.
Ms. Bell is Vice President of Caterpillar, Inc., and Chairman and President of Caterpillar Logistics Services, Inc., a worldwide provider of supply chain management services to its parent company (Caterpillar, Inc.) and some 50 other companies in the automotive service parts, industrial service parts, consumer durables, technology and electronics, manufacturing logistics, and aerospace service parts sectors. Ms. Bell received her B.S. degree in marketing from the University of Iowa and is a graduate of the University of Michigan's Advanced Executive Program.
HNI Corporation is a NYSE traded company providing products and solutions for the home and workplace environments. HNI Corporation is the second largest office furniture manufacturer in the world and is also the nation's leading manufacturer and marketer of gas- and wood-burning fireplaces. The Corporation's strong brands, including HON®, Allsteel®, Gunlocke®, Paoli®, Lamex®, Heatilator®, Heat & Glo(TM), and Quadra-Fire®, have leading positions in their markets. HNI Corporation is committed to maintaining its long-standing corporate values of integrity, financial soundness and a culture of service and responsiveness. By doing so, in 2006 the Corporation was recognized by Fortune Magazine as one of America's Most Admired Companies in the furniture industry, and was recognized by Forbes Magazine for the eighth consecutive year as one of the 400 Best Big Companies in America. In 2006, the Corporation was recognized by Industry Week as one of the 50 Best Manufacturing Companies for the fourth consecutive year. HNI Corporation's common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol HNI. More information can be found on the Corporation's website at www.hnicorp.com
Jerald K. Dittmer,
Vice President and CFO,
Melinda C. Ellsworth,
Vice President, Treasurer and Investor Relations,