BATESVILLE, Ind., Feb. 22,
2012/PRNewswire/ -- The Hillenbrand (NYSE: HI) board
of directors announced today that Chairman Ray J.
Hillenbrandand Vice Chairman James A.
Hendersonhave decided to retire from the board,
effective as of the company's 2013 annual meeting of
shareholders. The board has elected F. Joseph
Loughrey, retired president and chief operating
officer of Cummins Inc. and chairman of Hillenbrand's
Nominating/Corporate Governance Committee, to assume the
role of board chairman at that time.
is a global diversified manufacturing enterprise that makes
and sells premium business-to-business products and
services for a wide variety of industries. We pursue
profitable growth and meaningful dividends for our
shareholders by leveraging our leading brands, robust cash
generation capabilities and strong core competencies.