LANCASTER, Pa., June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Armstrong World
Industries, Inc. (NYSE: AWI) has named John F. Breuninger vice president -
Business Development, responsible for identifying, evaluating and negotiating
new business opportunities for long-term growth. These opportunities include
acquisitions, mergers, licensing and joint venture investments.
Breuninger joins AWI from A.T. Kearney management consulting where he was
senior manager of the consumer goods and retail practice. At A.T. Kearney, he
held leadership roles in domestic and global projects involving multibillion-
dollar mergers and acquisitions, marketing strategy, operations improvement
and supply chain optimization.
Earlier in his career, Breuninger was a staff engineer in the television
manufacturing and development group at Sony Electronics in Pittsburgh, and a
chemical engineer with Thomson Multimedia in France, Poland, Mexico and the
U.S. He holds a U.S. patent for inventing new display technology for high-
definition televisions and computer displays.
Breuninger earned a master's degree in business administration in
Marketing and Finance at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
in Philadelphia, where he was a Sony Scholar and completed the Global
Immersion Program in China. He has a bachelor of science degree in Chemical
Engineering from Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.
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. 06/09/2008
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