STATESVILLE, NC - Kewaunee Scientific Corp. (NASDAQ: KEQU) says D. Michael Parker, its Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, and Secretary, will retire by the end of calendar year 2015, after a 25-year career with the architectural millwork and laboratory casegoods company. 

Parker has been CFO, Treasurer, and Secretary for the past 20 years, and manages investor relations. He remains CFO and will continue with Kewaunee through his retirement date  as the company conducts a formal search process for a new CFO.

"Mike has been a significant part of Kewaunee's growth and success over the past 25 years," said David M. Rausch, Kewaunee's President and CEO. "Mike, along with the strong finance team he has built, will ensure a seamless transition."d

Rausch says that during Parker's tenure as CFO, Kewaunee Scientific established itself as the global leader in the laboratory construction industry, as it expanded its sales throughout Asia and the Middle East, including direct sales offices in India, Singapore, and China, a modern manufacturing facility in India, and an assembly operation in China. Founded in 1906, Kewaunee Scientific products include steel, wood, and laminate casework, fume hoods, adaptable modular systems, moveable workstations, stand-alone benches, biological safety cabinets, and epoxy resin work surfaces and sinks.

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