Steven D. Crandall Joins Donnelly Corporation As Senior Vice President of Human Resources

Apr 16, 2001, 01:00 ET from Donnelly Corporation

    HOLLAND, Mich., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Donnelly Corporation (NYSE:   DON)
 today announced that Steven D. Crandall has joined the company as senior vice
 president of Human Resources.  Crandall has more than 20 years of human
 resource experience.
     (Photo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010416/DEM005 )
     In his new position, Crandall is responsible for developing and
 implementing a global human resource strategy to support the continued growth
 and diversity of Donnelly Corporation.
     "Donnelly has a tradition of being a leader in participative management
 and human resource systems," said Dwane Baumgardner, chairman and chief
 executive officer.  "Crandall has a wealth of experience and business
 knowledge that will help the company continue that tradition."
     Crandall comes to Donnelly after nearly 20 years at Old Kent Bank where
 most recently he was senior vice president and director of human resources,
 responsible for managing all human resource activities for the bank, which has
 8,000 employees in 39 states.  Previously, he was vice president and senior
 consultant at Financial Shares Corporation in Chicago, Illinois.
     Crandall, a native of Grand Rapids, Michigan, has a bachelor of arts
 degree from Michigan State University and earned a master's degree in
 Organizational Development from Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
 Crandall is president of the Northview (Grand Rapids, Michigan) Board of
 Education and is also a planning consultant to the Grand Rapids Junior
 Achievement Board of Directors.
     Through its electronic and vision products, Donnelly is a technology-
 driven, customer-focused, growth-oriented supplier to every major automotive
 manufacturer in the world.  The Company has been based in Holland, Michigan
 since 1905, and today has approximately 6,400 employees in 14 countries
 worldwide.  Donnelly has been named by the Society of Automotive Engineers as
 a model company in lean manufacturing practices, and was recognized by
 Automotive Industries magazine as one of the "Best of the Best" suppliers of
 electronic and interior systems.  In addition, Donnelly is nationally
 recognized as a leader in the application of participative management
 principles and systems.  More information on Donnelly is available at the
 company's site on the World Wide Web, at www.donnelly.com .
 
 

SOURCE Donnelly Corporation
    HOLLAND, Mich., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Donnelly Corporation (NYSE:   DON)
 today announced that Steven D. Crandall has joined the company as senior vice
 president of Human Resources.  Crandall has more than 20 years of human
 resource experience.
     (Photo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010416/DEM005 )
     In his new position, Crandall is responsible for developing and
 implementing a global human resource strategy to support the continued growth
 and diversity of Donnelly Corporation.
     "Donnelly has a tradition of being a leader in participative management
 and human resource systems," said Dwane Baumgardner, chairman and chief
 executive officer.  "Crandall has a wealth of experience and business
 knowledge that will help the company continue that tradition."
     Crandall comes to Donnelly after nearly 20 years at Old Kent Bank where
 most recently he was senior vice president and director of human resources,
 responsible for managing all human resource activities for the bank, which has
 8,000 employees in 39 states.  Previously, he was vice president and senior
 consultant at Financial Shares Corporation in Chicago, Illinois.
     Crandall, a native of Grand Rapids, Michigan, has a bachelor of arts
 degree from Michigan State University and earned a master's degree in
 Organizational Development from Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
 Crandall is president of the Northview (Grand Rapids, Michigan) Board of
 Education and is also a planning consultant to the Grand Rapids Junior
 Achievement Board of Directors.
     Through its electronic and vision products, Donnelly is a technology-
 driven, customer-focused, growth-oriented supplier to every major automotive
 manufacturer in the world.  The Company has been based in Holland, Michigan
 since 1905, and today has approximately 6,400 employees in 14 countries
 worldwide.  Donnelly has been named by the Society of Automotive Engineers as
 a model company in lean manufacturing practices, and was recognized by
 Automotive Industries magazine as one of the "Best of the Best" suppliers of
 electronic and interior systems.  In addition, Donnelly is nationally
 recognized as a leader in the application of participative management
 principles and systems.  More information on Donnelly is available at the
 company's site on the World Wide Web, at www.donnelly.com .
 
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