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Kristine L. Juster - Kimball International

Kristine L. Juster

Kimball International

Kristie Juster joined the company as CEO in 2018 and has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2016. Prior to Kimball International, Ms. Juster served for over 20 years as a Global Executive at Newell Brands. During her tenure at Newell Brands she held the role of President of the Home Décor Segment with the design driven brands, Levelor and Kirsh; the Culinary Lifestyle Segment with Calphalon, a premier brand known for design innovation; and the Global Writing Segment with a wide variety of market leading brands such as Sharpie and Expo. Throughout her career, Ms. Juster has driven significant growth for the businesses she has led through brand innovation, distribution channel expansion including e-commerce, and a global mindset. She has a proven track record of scaling growth strategies, while preserving the core values that are critical to the long-term sustainability of a business. Ms. Juster is a graduate from Cornell University.

Year appointed: 2018