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Armstrong Names New Corporate Officer to Controller Post

LANCASTER, Pa., June 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (NYSE: AWI) announces the appointment of Stephen F. McNamara to vice president and controller, effective July 1.

McNamara, 41, most recently was director of internal audit in Corporate Finance after serving as the Company's assistant controller. He joined Armstrong in 1999 from Hunt Corp. where he was assistant controller. Prior to that, he was a supervising senior auditor with Deloitte & Touche. A Certified Public Accountant, he received a bachelor's degree in accounting from Villanova University in 1988.

McNamara succeeds William C. Rodruan who will be vice president - Finance for Armstrong's flooring business in the Americas, after nine years as corporate controller. McNamara and Rodruan will report to Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer F. Nicholas Grasberger.

Armstrong World Industries, Inc. is a global leader in the design and manufacture of floors, ceilings and cabinets. In 2007, Armstrong's consolidated net sales totaled approximately $3.5 billion. Based in Lancaster, Pa., Armstrong operates 40 plants in 10 countries and has approximately 12,800 employees worldwide. For more information, visit www.armstrong.com .

SOURCE Armstrong World Industries, Inc. 06/25/2008

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"Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Statements in this press release regarding Armstrong World Industries, Inc.'s business which are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties. For a discussion of such risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Report or Form 10-K for the most recently ended fiscal year.