H.B. Fuller Co. recently announced that Daniel L. Florness was elected as an independent member to its board of directors. Florness is the president and CEO of Fastenal Co.

His position expands the board to 10 directors, nine of whom are independent. 

“I am pleased to welcome Dan to the H.B. Fuller board of directors,” said Lee Mitau, chairman, H.B. Fuller board of directors. “He is an experienced leader who brings deep knowledge and understanding of corporate strategy, and he will enable us to achieve our growth and profitability goals and to deliver long-term value to our shareholders.”

“Dan is a strong leader with a strategic focus on the customer,” said Jim Owens, H.B. Fuller president and CEO. “His keen financial insight, coupled with his experience growing a successful global business, will greatly enhance our board. I am confident that Dan will be a great asset as we continue to drive our strategic growth plans.”

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