JASPER, IN — Kimball International, Inc. announced the appointment of Patrick E. “Pat” Connolly to the Company’s Board of Directors. According to Kimball, his appointment will enhance the Board’s strategic skillset as the company prepares for its upcoming spin-off of its Electronics Manufacturing Services segment later this year.

Connolly is Chief Operating Officer of Sodexo North America, and President of Sodexo Health Care, headquartered in Gaithersburg, MD, and has over thirty years of experience in executive management and sales leadership.

“Pat has proven to be very instrumental in helping to reshape and transform Sodexo from a geographic focused business to a global markets focused business,” said Douglas A. Habig, Kimball International Board Chairman. “His global experience and perspective will be invaluable to Kimball as we look forward to growing and expanding our market presence, both domestically and internationally.”

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