EAST GREENVILLE, Pa., July 10, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Knoll, Inc., (NYSE:KNL), a leading designer and manufacturer of branded furniture, textiles, leathers and architectural and acoustical elements, recognized for innovation and modern design, today announced that Scott Cameron has been appointed Senior Vice President, Operations, a new position, reporting to Joseph Coppola, Chief Operating Officer.
Mr. Cameron joins Knoll from Pittsburgh-based PPG Industries, Inc., Protective & Marine Coatings, where he was responsible for global operations and supply chain. Mr. Cameron, who joined PPG, Canada in 1994 as a customer service manager held a range of PPG operations positions and led plants in Canada, Europe, Asia, Middle East and the United States.
Commenting on Mr. Cameron’s joining Knoll, Andrew Cogan, President and CEO, said, “We are continuing to add depth to our leadership team. Scott brings more than 20 years of manufacturing experience to Knoll as well as deep knowledge in leading and executing lean manufacturing transformations. We look forward to his leveraging his experience as we continue to enhance our operations strategy.”
In his new role, Mr. Cameron will lead the Company’s manufacturing sites in North America, focusing on our lean manufacturing strategy and driving operational excellence; he will work closely with Eric Crouthamel, Vice President Manufacturing, East Greenville; Jonathan Laug, Vice President Manufacturing, Muskegon; Dan Carley, Vice President Manufacturing, Grand Rapids; Steve Sandre, Vice President Manufacturing, Toronto and their respective teams.
Mr. Cameron holds a B.S. in Commerce from the University of Toronto and an M.B.A from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario.
Knoll, Inc. is a constellation of design-driven brands and people, working together with our clients to create inspired modern interiors. Our internationally recognized portfolio includes furniture, textiles, leathers, accessories, and architectural and acoustical elements brands. These brands — Knoll Office, KnollStudio, KnollTextiles, KnollExtra, Spinneybeck | FilzFelt, Edelman Leather, HOLLY HUNT, and DatesWeiser — reflect our commitment to modern design that meets the diverse requirements of high performance workplaces and luxury interiors. A recipient of the National Design Award for Corporate and Institutional Achievement from the Smithsonian`s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Knoll, Inc. is aligned with the U.S. Green Building Council and the Canadian Green Building Council and can help organizations achieve the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) workplace certification. Knoll, Inc. is the founding sponsor of the World Monuments Fund Modernism at Risk program.