• John D. Russell

    Written by Sandeep Guduru

    John D. Russell was elected a director of Kewaunee on May 31, 2011. Since November 6, 2015, Mr. Russell has served as the President and CEO of Morton Buildings, a construction company headquartered in Morton, Illinois, where he is also the Chairman of the Board. From September 2012 to November 2015, Mr. Russell was a Managing Director of ForteONE, a Chicago-based consulting firm focused on growing revenues and profitability of middle market companies. From June 2006 until March 2014, Mr. Russell was a business consultant and a Board Member for Strategic Materials Incorporated, the largest glass recycling business in North America. From September 2007 to May 2010 he was the President and CEO of Maysteel LLC, a precision metal fabricator in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin. From April 2002 to April 2006 he was President and CEO of Neoplan USA, a manufacturer of heavy duty transit buses. Prior to April 2002, Mr. Russell held various executive positions with Brunswick Corporation where he was a Corporate Officer, and he was a partner at McKinsey and Company. Mr. Russell is currently a Governance Fellow and Leadership Fellow with the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD). We believe Mr. Russell is well suited to serve on our Board due to his experience as chief executive officer of three different companies, his other executive management experience, his experience as a director of another company, and his accreditations with the NACD.

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