"Suzanne is knowledgeable in energy and basic materials industries with a very global orientation. Her experiences and perspectives will be valuable to our Company."
Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) has elected Suzanne P. Nimocks to the company's Board of Directors effective Sept. 12, 2012. Ms. Nimocks is a retired director of McKinsey & Company, a global management consulting firm.
"We are delighted to welcome Suzanne to our Board of Directors," said Owens Corning Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Mike Thaman. "Suzanne is knowledgeable in energy and basic materials industries with a very global orientation. Her experiences and perspectives will be valuable to our Company."
Ms. Nimocks is a member of several Boards of Directors, including Encana, a natural gas exploration and production company based in Calgary, Canada; Rowan Companies, London, U.K. a drilling contractor; ArcelorMittal, the world's largest steel company and Valerus, a privately held natural gas compression company based in Houston, Texas. She also serves as Chair of the Board of the Houston Zoo.
While at McKinsey & Company, Ms. Nimocks served clients in energy, logistics, manufacturing and professional services industries on a broad range of strategy, corporate finance, business building, portfolio management, operations, organization and risk-management issues.
Ms. Nimocks was named to the Compensation and Governance & Nominating committees of the Owens Corning Board of Directors.
About Owens Corning
Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) is a leading global producer of residential and commercial building materials, glass-fiber reinforcements and engineered materials for composite systems. A Fortune® 500 company for 58 consecutive years, Owens Corning is committed to driving sustainability by delivering solutions, transforming markets and enhancing lives. Founded in 1938, Owens Corning is a market-leading innovator of glass-fiber technology with sales of $5.3 billion in 2011 and approximately 15,000 employees in 28 countries on five continents. Additional information is available at: www.owenscorning.com.
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