COLUMBUS, Aug. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- M/I Homes, Inc. (NYSE: MHO) today announced that Kumi D. Walker, Chief Business Development & Strategy Officer for Root Insurance, Inc., has been appointed to the M/I Homes Board of Directors effective August 11, 2020. Mr. Walker will be filling a newly added seat to the M/I Homes Board.
In making the announcement, M/I Homes Chairman and CEO Robert H. Schottenstein stated: "We are pleased and honored to have Kumi Walker join our Board. He is a highly respected, proven leader with exceptional skills in business development, e-commerce, and digital media solutions. His expertise and acumen in these areas will greatly benefit our Company."
In his role as Chief Business Development & Strategy Officer for Root Insurance, Kumi Walker leads strategy, business development, enterprise technology and corporate development. Prior to his role at Root Insurance, Mr. Walker held leadership roles with extensive business development experience across several technology-driven industries. Most recently, he was General Manager of Live Video, and Global Head of Platform Business Development for Twitter.
M/I Homes, Inc. is one of the nation's leading builders of single-family homes, having sold over 120,000 homes. The Company's homes are marketed and sold primarily under the trade names M/I Homes and Showcase Collection (exclusively by M/I Homes), and are also currently sold under the name Hans Hagen Homes in the Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota market. The Company has homebuilding operations in Columbus and Cincinnati, Ohio; Indianapolis, Indiana; Chicago, Illinois; Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota; Detroit, Michigan; Tampa, Sarasota and Orlando, Florida; Austin, Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston and San Antonio, Texas; and Charlotte and Raleigh, North Carolina.
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