MINNEAPOLIS, June 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Valspar Corporation announced that its board of directors has elected David R. Lumley to serve as a director of the corporation, effective June 10, 2015. Lumley, 60, was appointed to serve on the board's Audit committee.
"Dave brings strong experience and a track record of success serving global customers," said Gary Hendrickson, Valspar Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "Valspar will benefit from his perspective as we continue to grow our business worldwide. It's a pleasure to welcome Dave to the Valspar Board."
Lumley recently retired as President and Chief Executive Officer of Spectrum Brands, a global and diversified consumer products company where he served in executive leadership since 2006. Lumley's background includes more than 25 years of experience in the consumer products industry, including executive leadership roles at Newell Rubbermaid, EAS, Brunswick Bicycles, Outboard Marine Corporation, Wilson Sporting Goods Co. and other companies. Lumley currently serves as a director of Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. and Husqvarna AB.
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