ATLANTA, July 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Interface, Inc. (TILE), a leading global commercial flooring company and worldwide leader in sustainability, announced it has appointed Catherine (Cathy) M. Kilbane to its Board of Directors.
Kilbane served as the Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of The Sherwin Williams Company, a Fortune 500 global manufacturer and retailer of paint and coatings, from January 2013 through August 2017. Prior to joining Sherwin Williams, Kilbane was the Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of American Greetings Corporation from 2003 to 2012. She spent 16 years as a partner at Baker & Hostetler, where she chaired the Intellectual Property Transactions Group. Kilbane also serves on the board of directors of The Andersons, a diversified agribusiness company, and The Davey Tree Expert Company, a provider of tree and landscape services. She received her B.A. and her J.D. from Case Western Reserve University.
"Cathy brings a sophisticated view on acquisitions and integration. We will also benefit from her broad experience in intellectual property rights, risk management and global market understanding," said Jay Gould, Interface CEO. "I'm also proud to expand the diversity of our Board. Our last three appointments have all been top female leaders, respected in their fields, who bring important perspective to the Board, our leadership team, and our business as a whole. I am excited about the work we will do together as we continue to focus on becoming the world's most valuable interior products and services company."
Interface's board now includes 10 directors, eight of which are outside members: John Burke, CEO, Trek Bicycle Corporation; Andrew Cogan, CEO, Knoll, Inc.; Jay Gould, President and CEO, Interface; Daniel Hendrix, Board Chairman and former CEO, Interface; Christopher Kennedy, Chairman, Joseph P. Kennedy Enterprises, Inc.; Catherine Kilbane, former SVP, General Counsel and Secretary, The Sherwin Williams Company; David Kohler, President and CEO, Kohler Co.; Erin Matts, North American CEO, Annalect; James Miller, Chairman and CEO, Fidelity Southern Corporation; and, Sheryl Palmer, President and CEO, Taylor Morrison Home Corporation.
Interface Inc. is a world-leading modular flooring company with a fully integrated collection of carpet tiles and resilient flooring. Our modular system helps customers create interior spaces while positively impacting the people who use them and our planet.
Our mission, Climate Take Back™, invites the industry to join us as we commit to running our business in a way that is restorative to the planet and creates a climate fit for life. For additional information: interface.com and blog.interface.com. Follow Interface on Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Instagram, and Vimeo.
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