Kimball Office Announces New Officer; Mike Wagner Appointed Vice President, General Manager

  Kimball Office Announces New Officer; Mike Wagner Appointed Vice President,
  General Manager

Business Wire

JASPER, Ind. -- October 21, 2013

Kimball International, Inc. (NASDAQ: KBALB) today announced the hiring and
appointment of Mike Wagner to the position of Vice President, General Manager
for Kimball Office. Wagner will assume responsibility for the entire Kimball
Office organization, including support and oversight of strategic direction,
goals and growth objectives.

Mike Wagner, Vice President, General Manager for Kimball Office (Photo:
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Mike Wagner, Vice President, General Manager for Kimball Office (Photo:
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The appointment follows an exhaustive national search that generated
considerable interest in the position by leading industry executives. Wagner’s
appointment reflects Kimball’s desire to strengthen its leadership ranks with
the addition of individuals with shared values yet offer diverse perspectives.

Don Van Winkle, President, Office Furniture Group and Vice President, Kimball
International, announced the appointment, stating, “I am pleased that Mike has
joined the Kimball Office team. His leadership abilities extend beyond sales
and marketing. Mike is a thought leader and very passionate about our
industry. He will challenge conventional thinking.”

Commenting on his new position, Wagner said, “For many years I’ve had respect
and admiration for Kimball International. It’s an honor to join the team and
to be given this opportunity to lead Kimball Office into the future.”

Wagner has a strong background in the office furniture industry and brings
over 13 years of experience and comprehensive leadership in sales and sales
management, marketing, strategic planning and guiding the cultural evolution
of organizations. Most recently he served as Senior Vice President of Sales
and Marketing with OFS Brands. His previous experience includes international
sales management and ownership of an independent representative group based in

Kimball International President and CEO, Jim Thyen, noted his confidence in
Wagner’s appointment, saying, “I’ve been impressed by Mike’s views on
strategic thinking and leadership. He possesses an ability to engage people
and build relationships, partnerships for mutual success. I am confident that
he will leverage his market knowledge, his leadership skills and his passion
to win for the Kimball Office team.”

Wagner graduated from Indiana State University in 1995 with a Bachelor’s of
Science degree in Political Science and a minor in business. Throughout his
career, he has continued his personal and professional development through a
myriad of programs and involvement in various professional associations. He
and his wife Jennifer and their family reside in Jasper, Indiana.

About Kimball Office:

Kimball Office has been transforming workspaces for over 40 years with an ever
widening breadth of relevant, sustainable office furniture solutions. As one
of America’s most respected, environmentally-conscious contract office
furniture manufacturers, they provide architects, designers, facility managers
and employers with open plan system solutions, both modern and classic desking
and a range of seating options. The company is a brand unit of Kimball
International Inc., (NASDAQ: KBALB), a $1.2 billion publicly-traded company
headquartered in Jasper, Indiana.

Learn more how Kimball Office is changing workspaces by visiting

About Kimball International:

Recognized with a reputation for excellence, Kimball International is
committed to a high performance culture that values personal and
organizational commitment to quality, reliability, value, speed, and ethical
behavior. Kimball employees know they are part of a corporate culture that
builds success for Customers while enabling employees to share in the
Company’s success through personal, professional and financial growth.

Kimball International, Inc. (NASDAQ: KBALB) provides a variety of products
from its two business segments: the Electronic Manufacturing Services segment
and the Furniture segment. The Electronic Manufacturing Services segment
provides engineering and manufacturing services which utilize common
production and support capabilities to a variety of industries globally. The
Furniture segment provides furniture for the office and hospitality
industries, sold under the Company’s family of brand names.

To learn more about Kimball International, Inc., visit the Company’s website
on the Internet at:

                 “Kimball International … We Build Success!”

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