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Joan M. Lewis Appointed to the Oneida Group Board of Directors

LANCASTER, Ohio, Jan. 16, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Oneida Group, one of the world’s leading marketers of dining and food preparation products, today announced the appointment of Joan M. Lewis to the company’s Board of Directors.

“We are pleased to welcome Joan to The Oneida Group’s Board of Directors,” said David Weinstein, chairman of the Board. “Joan is a talented strategist who has demonstrated success in areas we have identified as key to our long-term strategic vision and growth, including digital media, brand building, and business development strategies. Her unique skillset and expertise complement our existing talent and will undoubtedly be an invaluable asset to the Company.”

“I am inspired by the company’s energy and drive to transform the organization,” said Lewis. “It is an exciting time to be a part of The Oneida Group, and I look forward to what this team will accomplish together.”

Lewis graduated from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. She spent nearly three decades with Procter & Gamble, most recently serving as SVP Consumer & Market Knowledge, Media Transformation, and Brand Building Reinvention. Lewis also serves on the Board of Directors for LRW, Vitamix, and EYC. Her previous board experience includes comScore, Inc. and Advertising Research Foundation.

About The Oneida Group

Driven by devotion to design, The Oneida Group (formerly EveryWare Global) is recognized for providing quality tabletop and kitchen solutions through its consumer, foodservice, and specialty channels. The company’s global platform allows it to market and distribute internationally its total portfolio of products including bakeware, beverageware, serveware, storageware, flatware, dinnerware, crystal, buffetware and hollowware; premium spirit bottles; cookware; gadgets; candle and floral glass containers; and other kitchen products, all under a broad collection of widely-recognized brands, including Oneida, Anchor Hocking, Sant’ Andrea, Buffalo, Delco, Fire-King, Stölzle, and Durobor. Anchor Hocking, LLC and Oneida Ltd. are subsidiaries of The Oneida Group. Additional information can be found at www.theoneidagroup.com, www.anchorhocking.com, www.anchorhockingbottles.com, www.oneida.com, and www.foodservice.oneida.com.


For further information, contact: Erika Schoenberger General Counsel EveryWare Global Inc. 740-681-6417 erika.schoenberger@everywareglobal.com

Source:The Oneida Group