HNI appoints Lorenger president, Office Furniture

MUSCATINE, Iowa -  HNI Corp. has appointed Jeff Lorenger to president of its Office Furniture segment. He will report to Stan Askren, chairman, president and CEO of HNI Corp.

The Office Furniture segment includes the Allsteel, HON, Gunlocke, Lamex, Paoli, BPergo, HBF, HBF Textiles and Maxon brands.

Lorenger has held multiple executive level positions since joining HNI in 1998.  He holds a BBA, MBA, and Juris Doctorate degrees from the University of Iowa.

"Jeff is a dynamic leader with a proven track record of executing strategic plans and initiatives," Askren said.

Based in Muscatine, Iowa, HNI (NYSE: HNI) is a leading global provider and designer of office furniture and the leading manufacturer and marketer of hearth products. 2016 net sales for office furniture were $1.7 billion, and the company had a combined revenue of $2.2 billion for the year.



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