Share Owners of Kimball International, Inc. (Nasdaq: KBALB) have elected all eight nominees to the Board of Directors at the Company's 2008 annual meeting held today. The following Board members were elected to serve until the next Annual Share Owners Meeting: Douglas A. Habig, James C. Thyen, Christine M. Vujovich, Polly B. Kawalek, Harry W. Bowman, Geoffrey L. Stringer, Thomas J. Tischhauser, and Dr. Jack R. Wentworth. Share Owners also ratified the appointment of Deloitte & Touche, LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for fiscal year 2009, and approved and affirmed the Kimball International, Inc. 2003 Stock Option and Incentive Plan.
The Board of Directors of Kimball International, Inc. also declared a quarterly dividend of 16 cents per share on Class B Common stock and 15 1/2 cents per share on Class A Common stock payable January 15, 2009, to Share Owners of record on December 24, 2008.
Recognized with a reputation for excellence, Kimball International is committed to a high performance culture that values personal and organizational commitment to quality, reliability, value, speed, and ethical behavior. Kimball employees know they are part of a corporate culture that builds success for Customers while enabling employees to share in the Company’s success through personal, professional and financial growth.
Kimball International, Inc. provides a variety of products from its two business segments: the Electronic Manufacturing Services segment and the Furniture segment. The Electronic Manufacturing Services segment provides engineering and manufacturing services which utilize common production and support capabilities to a variety of industries globally. The Furniture segment provides furniture for the office and hospitality industries sold under the Company's family of brand names.
For more information about Kimball International, Inc., visit the Company’s web site on the Internet at www.kimball.com.
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Martin W. Vaught, 812-482-8255