Stan Askren, Chairman, President and CEO of HNI Corporation, will present on the strategic direction of HNI, globalization, trends in their industry and HNI’s impact on the regional economy. Headquartered in Muscatine, Iowa, HNI Corporation is a family of leading brands providing products and services for the office and home.
Over the years, HNI Corporation, has been named among the Top 100 Most Trustworthy Companies by Forbes magazine and the Top 100 Companies for Leadership Development by Executive Magazine. Among the accolades, HNI remains true to its core: the vision of a workplace where all employees are treated equally and respectfully as members of a productive industrial enterprise. Stan received his MBA from Washington University; his Bachelor of Business degree from University of Northern Iowa; and, has completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard University.
Stan Askren, Chairman, President and CEO of HNI Corporation
Stan has worked in several industries and has held multiple executive management and general management positions with Emerson Electric, Thomson S.A. and HNI Corporation. Stan has been with HNI Corporation since 1992.
Stan serves on the Board of Directors for Armstrong World Industries and Allison Transmission. He serves as past-chair of the Iowa Business Council, past- chair for Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association (BIFMA) International, and serves on the Washington University Olin School Advisory Council. Stan is active in numerous local and civic organizations, roundtables and Boards.