Whirlpool Corp: Richard J. Kramer, new Board member


Whirlpool Corporation has appointed Richard J. Kramer, former chairman, chief executive officer and president of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, to the Board of Directors: he will serve on the corporate governance and nominating committee and the human resources committee. “As a former CEO with tangible experience driving corporate strategy, we believe Rich Kramer is an excellent addition to our Board – said Marc Bitzer, chairman and CEO of Whirlpool Corporation –. His significant experience in accounting, finance and capital structure, as well as mergers and acquisitions makes him an invaluable resource for Whirlpool Corporation”.