PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Black Box Corporation (NASDAQ:BBOX), a leading technology solutions provider, announced today that its Board of Directors has elected Mr. Richard Elias to the Board. His term will expire at the next annual meeting of stockholders at which time it is expected that he will stand for election by the stockholders.
Mr. Elias served as the Senior Vice President – Optical and Specialty Materials of PPG Industries, Inc. from July 2008 through his retirement on April 1, 2014. Prior to that he held the position of Vice President, Optical Products of PPG Industries, Inc. Earlier in his career, as President of Transition Optical, Inc. (TOI), Mr. Elias was instrumental in the development of TOI as the number one global prescription lens brand and world leader in employee engagement, where they were awarded the Gallup Great Workplace award four times. He is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry and holds an M.B.A. from Marquette University.
“I am very pleased to have Rick join our Board of Directors,” said Mr. Thomas G. Greig, Chairman of Black Box Corporation’s Board of Directors. “Rick’s experience as a business leader with both marketing and team building expertise will be extremely valuable as we transform Black Box into a growing IT product and service solution leader. My fellow directors and I welcome him to the Board.”
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