Kimball International, a manufacturer of electronic components and commercial furniture, has promoted Donald Van Winkle to the role of executive vice president, effective immediately.
“Don has demonstrated his market insights and earned respect for his valued judgments," said Kimball International president and CEO Jim Thyen. "It is my pleasure to make this appointment, as an acknowledgement of Don’s accomplishments and of his growing role in the strategic leadership of Kimball International as a whole."
Van Winkle will retain his position as president of the company's Office Furniture Group. He assumed this role, in addition to VP of Kimball International, in February 2010.
He originally joined the company in 1991 as Office Furniture divisional controller and was named VP, general manager of National Office Furniture in 2003. Within that time, he has pulled off a successful track record overseeing accounting, finance, sales, market analysis, information technology, demand management and quality control operations.