Jasper, Ind. – Kimball(R) Office is proud to welcome Georgy Olivieri as the new Director of Architecture and Design Strategies. Within this position, Olivieri’s responsibilities include assisting in marketing and sales strategies, overseeing key company design decisions, and regularly communicating with professional design clients.

“Georgy’s strong relationships with the architecture and design community, and unique knowledge of creating sustainable environments, provide Kimball Office with the tools necessary to strengthen existing relationships and build new ones as well,” said Allen Parker, Vice President of Marketing and Sales at Kimball Office. “Kimball Office’s product portfolio is expanding to further meet the changing demands of workplace environments, and Georgy’s experience will provide great insight into developing strategies that complement the needs of the design community.”

After spending time coordinating the national A&D efforts for Haworth and Teknion, Olivieri is returning to Kimball Office, which is where she previously worked as an A&D rep for seven years. “Exciting transformations are taking place at Kimball Office and the A&D community is taking notice. I look forward to sharing the company’s relevant, new solutions that will inspire designers and build strong awareness of the brand,” said Olivieri.

Over the past several years, Kimball Office has undergone a transformation to effectively describe the company’s efforts to be recognized as a progressive, innovative, and sustainable provider of contract office furnishings. The recent partnership with German-based Interstuhl(R) seating and introductions of Villa(TM) lounge, Hum. Minds at Work.(R) and Fluent(R) desking systems are evidence of the company’s changing image.

Olivieri earned her MBA from the Kellogg School of Management and is a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Accredited Professional. She has more than 13 years combined experience with the contract furniture and architecture and design industries, and is a member of the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

About Kimball Office

A recognized leader in fine workplace furnishings, Kimball(R) Office has been building its reputation on quality and integrity of design for 40 years. The company is a business unit of Kimball International, Inc., a corporation that provides a variety of products from its two business segments: Furniture and Electronic Manufacturing Services. Based in Jasper, Ind., the publicly traded company (NASDAQ: KBALB) had sales of $1.2 billion in 2009.

Source: Kimball Office

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