Helen Cornell appointed to Hillenbrand Board
BATESVILLE, Ind. — The board of directors of Hillenbrand, Inc. has appointed Helen W. Cornell to a newly created board seat, effective immediately.
"Helen is a wonderful addition to our board," said Ray J. Hillenbrand, chairman of the Hillenbrand board of directors. "We look forward to benefiting from her deep talent and experience in finance, operations and growth through acquisitions. Helen''s background also provides her with strong insight into our process equipment business platform, which will be invaluable as we continue to transform Hillenbrand into a global diversified industrial company."
In November 2010, Cornell retired as executive vice president and chief financial officer of Gardner Denver, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of compressors, blowers, pumps, loading arms and fuel systems for various industrial, medical, environmental, transportation and process applications. She served in various operating and financial roles of increasing responsibility at Gardner Denver during her 22-year tenure at the company, including a term as vice president and general manager of the Fluid Transfer Division and as vice president of strategic planning.