NEW ALBANY, Ohio, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Commercial Vehicle Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: CVGI) today announced that its board of directors elected Roger Fix and Harold Bevis as independent directors, effective immediately.
Mr. Fix (60) currently serves as the non-executive chairman of the board of directors of Standex International Corporation. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Standex from 2003 to 2014. He was Standex's President and Chief Operating Officer from 2001 to 2003. Mr. Fix has served as a director of Flowserve Corporation since 2006 and serves as the Chairman of the Corporate Nominating and Governance Committee and a member of the Audit Committee. Mr. Fix earned a master's degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Texas and a bachelor-of-science degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Nebraska.
Mr. Bevis (54) has served as a director and as President and Chief Executive Officer of Xerium Technologies, Inc. since August 2012. He most recently served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Prolamina Corporation from August 2010 to April 2012. Prior to that from October 2003 to December 2009 he served as Chief Executive Officer, President and director of Pliant Corporation. Mr. Bevis earned an MBA in business from Columbia University and a bachelor-of-science degree in industrial engineering from Iowa State University.
"We are pleased to add these two distinguished and experienced members to CVG's Board of Directors," stated Richard A. Snell, Chairman of the Board of Commercial Vehicle Group, Inc. "Each is a very knowledgeable executive with broad expertise in domestic and international operations, manufacturing and finance. They will provide valuable insight and counsel to our Board," added Mr. Snell.
About Commercial Vehicle Group, Inc. Commercial Vehicle Group, Inc. is a Delaware (USA) corporation. We were formed as a privately-held company in August 2000. We became a publicly held company in 2004. The Company (and its subsidiaries) is a leading supplier of a full range of cab related products and systems for the global commercial vehicle market, including the heavy-duty (Class 8) truck market, the medium-and heavy-construction vehicle markets, the military, bus, agriculture, specialty transportation, mining, industrial equipment and off-road recreational (ATV/UTV) markets. Information about the Company and its products is available on the internet at www.cvgrp.com.
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