MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 12, 2015--
Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG) announced today that Jody H. Feragen has been
appointed as a member of the Company’s Board of Directors, effective
September 17, 2015.
Ms. Feragen currently serves as the Executive Vice President and Chief
Financial Officer of Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL), a company she
joined in 2000 as its Treasurer. Prior to Hormel, she served as the
Assistant Treasurer for NCS Pearson, and the Director, Treasury
Operations for BMC Industries. Ms. Feragen serves on several public
boards and organizations. She is a Director on the Hormel Board and
serves as a Director and the Audit Chair of the Patterson Companies Inc.
In addition, she is a Director and the Chair of the University of North
Dakota Alumni Association and Foundation. She holds a Bachelor’s degree
in Accounting from the University of North Dakota and an M.B.A. from the
University of Minnesota.
“On behalf of our Board of Directors and Management team I want to
formally welcome Jody to Graco,” said Lee R. Mitau, Graco’s Chairman of
the Board. “Jody brings a wealth of financial expertise and business
acumen to our Board. Her insights and experience will be extremely
valuable as our Company continues to pursue profitable growth worldwide.”
Ms. Feragen will serve on the Company’s Audit Committee and its
Management Organization and Compensation Committee.
Graco Inc. supplies technology and expertise for the management of
fluids and coatings in both industrial and commercial applications. It
designs, manufactures and markets systems and equipment to move,
measure, control, dispense, and spray fluid and powder materials. A
recognized leader in its specialties, Minneapolis-based Graco serves
customers around the world in the manufacturing, processing,
construction, and maintenance industries. For additional information
about Graco Inc., please visit us at www.graco.com
or on Twitter @GracoInc.
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James A. Graner, 612-623-6635