H.B. Fuller Co. has elected Thomas W. Handley as an independent member of its board of directors, effective immediately. Handley’s position expands the board to eight directors, seven of whom are independent.

“Tom brings exceptional leadership and operations experience to H.B. Fuller, and we are excited to have him serve as a board member,” said Michele Volpi, H.B. Fuller president and CEO.

Handley is currently president of Ecolab’s global food and beverage division. He has more than 25 years of profit and loss leadership experience in global business environments, including businesses in Asia and Latin America. He previously served as vice president and general manager for Procter & Gamble’s paper products business in Japan and Korea.

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