LAFAYETTE, Ind., Dec. 15, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wabash National Corporation (NYSE:WNC) and its Board of Directors are pleased to announce the appointment of John G. (“Jack”) Boss to the company’s Board of Directors as well as to certain board committees.
His career spans more than 30 years in the specialty chemicals and materials industry. He currently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Momentive Performance Materials Inc., and MPM Holdings Inc., a position he has held since December 15, 2014.
Commenting on this appointment, Dr. Martin C. Jischke, Chairman of the Board of Directors, said, “We are pleased to welcome Jack to the Board of Directors of Wabash National Corporation. Jack brings to the Company more than 30 years of executive experience in both privately held and publicly traded companies. He is an exceptional addition to the Board and an excellent choice to represent the company’s stockholders. We look forward to his contributions.”
The appointment of Mr. Boss brings Wabash National Corporation’s Board to eight members. With the exception of the Company’s Chief Executive Officer Richard Giromini and its Chief Operating Officer Brent Yeagy, the directors qualify as independent directors under the listing standards of the New York Stock Exchange, Inc. and the Company’s Corporate Governance Guidelines. All of the Board of Director committees continue to be comprised of only independent directors.
About Wabash National Corporation
Wabash National Corporation (NYSE:WNC) is a diversified industrial manufacturer and North America’s leading producer of semi-trailers and liquid transportation systems. Established in 1985 in Lafayette, Indiana, the company manufactures a diverse range of products, including: dry freight and refrigerated trailers, platform trailers, bulk tank trailers, dry and refrigerated truck bodies, truck-mounted tanks, intermodal equipment, aircraft refueling equipment, structural composite panels and products, trailer aerodynamic solutions, and specialty food grade and pharmaceutical equipment. Its innovative products are sold under the following brand names: Wabash National®, Beall®, Benson®, Brenner® Tank, Bulk Tank International, DuraPlate®, Extract Technology®, Garsite, Progress Tank, Supreme®, Transcraft®, Walker Engineered Products, and Walker Transport. Learn more at www.wabashnational.com.
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