IDEAL INDUSTRIES Appoints Two Board Directors

ASLON is pleased to announce that IDEAL INDUSTRIES has appointed Christopher Baldwin, Kohler President, Kitchen & Bath Americas and Peter Dorsman, retired Executive Services Vice President of NCR Corporation to their Board of Directors. IDEAL is a global, diversified, 100 year old family business that designs and manufactures products and tools for professional tradesmen in the electrical, wire processing, data communications, aerospace, automotive and construction industries.

Chris currently serves as President of Kohler’s Kitchen & Bath Americas, and has been with the family owned company for over 10 years. He provides strategic and operational leadership to the business and oversees marketing, product development, manufacturing, finance and human resources. Chris earned his MBA at Northwestern University and his Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from Purdue University.

Peter retired from NCR in 2014, where he was responsible for their global support services as well as their Customer Experience/Continuous Improvement organization. He has been a member of the Board of Applied Industrial Technologies since 2004, and has served on the Audit Committee, been lead independent director, chairman of the Corporate Governance Committee and currently is Chairman of the Executive Organization and Compensation Committee. Peter earned his Bachelor of Science degree in business and journalism from Syracuse University.

We at ASLON are grateful to all of those who contributed to the successful completion of this critical search for IDEAL. We spoke to many people who offered advice, referrals, expressed interest or even just took the time to listen to our request, and we sincerely thank you.