MILWAUKEE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 17, 2015--
Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC) announced that Harold L. (Hal) Sirkin has
joined its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Sirkin, 55, is
senior partner and managing director of The Boston Consulting Group
(BCG), a global management consulting firm specializing in business
strategy. He is an expert on globalization, operations, innovation, and
Sirkin joined BCG in 1981 and has served as the global leader of its
operations practice and its information technology and e-commerce
practices. He is a frequent expert commentator and contributor to a wide
range of media outlets, including all major television networks and
leading business publications, and is the author or co-author of several
books and numerous business publications.
“Hal Sirkin is intimately familiar with Brady’s businesses, having
served as a consultant on several of Brady’s recent strategic planning
processes,” said Conrad Goodkind, lead independent director and chair of
Brady's corporate governance committee. "During his long career, Hal has
provided advice to a number of the world’s most successful companies.
His breadth of business expertise will be a real asset as Brady begins
its second century of providing products that identify and protect
premises, products and people,” Goodkind said.
“Brady is a company with great customers, great products, and great
people. I look forward to working with Brady’s leadership team and the
other members of the Brady Board to help drive Brady’s long-term
success,” said Sirkin.
“Hal’s 30 plus years of experience working across multiple industries
will add a valuable perspective to our Board of Directors,” said Brady
President and CEO Michael Nauman. “We are excited to welcome Hal to
Brady’s board and we are confident that he will make an important and
positive impact on Brady and its shareholders.”
Mr. Sirkin is a graduate of the Wharton School of Business and earned
his MBA from the University of Chicago. He is a Certified Public
Accountant and an adjunct professor at Northwestern's Kellogg School of
Brady Corporation is an international manufacturer and marketer of
complete solutions that identify and protect people, products and
places. Brady’s products help customers increase safety, security,
productivity and performance and include high-performance labels, signs,
safety devices, printing systems and software. Founded in 1914, the
company has a diverse customer base in electronics, telecommunications,
manufacturing, electrical, construction, education,
medical, aerospace and a variety of other industries. Brady is
headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and as of August 1, 2014, employed
approximately 6,400 people in its worldwide businesses. Brady’s fiscal
2014 sales were approximately $1.23 billion. Brady stock trades on the
New York Stock Exchange under the symbol BRC. More information is
available on the Internet at www.bradycorp.com.
More information is available on the Internet at www.bradycorp.com.
Source: Brady Corporation
Carole Herbstreit, (414) 438-6882