Wabash National Corporation today announced the appointment of Ronald L. Stewart to the company's Board of Directors.
Stewart, 62, is President and Chief Executive Officer of Material Sciences Corporation, a recognized leader in the field of design and analysis of advanced materials and structures. Previously, Stewart was President and Chief Executive Officer of Pangborn Corporation. Stewart holds a B.S. in Industrial Management from Purdue University and conducted post graduate studies at both Ball State University and Wayne State University.
"We are pleased to welcome Ron to the Board of Directors of Wabash National Corporation,” said John T. Hackett, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company. “Ron brings to the company more than 30 years of operations expertise and experience. He is an exceptional addition to the Board and an excellent choice to represent the company's stakeholders. We look forward to his contributions."
The appointment of Stewart brings Wabash National Corporation's Board to seven members. Six of the directors qualify as independent directors under the listing standards of the New York Stock Exchange, Inc. and the Company's Corporate Governance Guidelines. With the exception of the Executive Committee, all of the Board of Director committees continue to be comprised of only independent directors.