H.B. Fuller Names Hassan H. Rmaile as Chief Technology and Innovation Officer

H.B. Fuller Names Hassan H. Rmaile as Chief Technology and Innovation Officer

PR Newswire

ST. PAUL, Minn., Oct. 22, 2012

ST. PAUL, Minn., Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- H.B. Fuller Company (NYSE: FUL)
announced today that Hassan H. Rmaile will join the company as chief
technology and innovation officer on October 29. Rmaile, of Wilmington, Del.,
comes to H.B. Fuller from Ashland Incorporated, where he most recently served
as vice president of R&D platforms in the company's Specialty Ingredients
commercial unit. He also recently co-led the integration of the technology
groups as part of the ISP acquisition by Ashland. Prior to that, he served in
roles of increasing responsibility, including global business director of
regulated industries (Pharmaceuticals, Food and Personal Care) and global
industry manager, Pharmaceuticals, at Ashland Aqualon Functional Ingredients.
Hassan joined Ashland as part of the Hercules Incorporated acquisition in

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Rmaile's strong, global leadership experience includes: managing platform
developments that supported the growth strategy, research and development,
process engineering, global product management and coordinating the leadership
of 20 global labs. He holds a PhD in Chemistry from Florida State University,
a MBA in Finance from the University of Delaware and a BS in Chemistry from
the American University of Beirut.

"We are delighted to welcome Hassan to H.B. Fuller to lead our global research
and development and product management activities. He is a proven technology
and business leader who will play an instrumental role in the execution of our
strategy, which leverages innovation to drive sustainable, profitable growth,"
said Jim Owens, H.B. Fuller president and chief executive officer.

About H.B. Fuller Company:

For 125 years, H.B. Fuller has been a leading global adhesives provider
focusing on perfecting adhesives, sealants and other specialty chemical
products to improve products and lives. Recognized for unmatched technical
support and innovation, H.B. Fuller brings knowledge and expertise to help its
customers find precisely the right formulation for the right performance. With
fiscal 2011 net revenue of $1.6 billion, H.B. Fuller serves customers in
packaging, hygiene, general assembly, paper converting, woodworking,
construction, automotive and consumer businesses. For more information, visit
us at www.hbfuller.com and subscribe to our blog.

Kimberlee Sinclair

Corporate Communications

+1 651 236 5823


Maximillian Marcy

Investor Relations

+1 651 236 5062


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