HNI Corporation [NYSE: HNI], a $2 billion manufacturer of office furniture headquartered in Muscatine, Iowa, recently appointed Mr. Kevin Hoban as Vice President, Manufacturing, reporting to the CEO, Mr. Jeffrey Lorenger. Kevin joins HNI from Lear Corporation [NYSE: LEA] where he most recently served as Vice President of European Seating Structures Operations for the $800 million region with ten plants across seven countries.
Kevin joined Lear in 1991 progressing through engineering, operations, launch and quality leadership roles. He became a Vice President in 2006, and led both Seat Structure operations as well as Just-in-Time Seating operations.
Kevin graduated from Lawrence Technical University with a degree in business administration, operations and management, and earned his MBA from Michigan State University.