Tennant Company Appoints Carol E. McKnight as Senior Vice President, Global
McKnight Replaces Tom Dybsky who Retires After 15 Years with Tennant
MINNEAPOLIS -- June 12, 2014
Tennant Company (NYSE:TNC), a world leader in designing, manufacturing and
marketing solutions that help create a cleaner, safer, healthier world,
announced the appointment of Carol E. McKnight to Senior Vice President of
Global Human Resources, replacing Tom Dybsky who will retire from Tennant in
July after 15 years with the company.
Ms. McKnight, most recently the Vice President of Human Resources for
Arlington, Virginia-based ATK (Alliant Techsystems, Inc.), brings 20 years of
progressive Human Resources leadership experience to Tennant, including 12
years at ATK where she held divisional and corporate leadership positions in
the areas of compensation, talent management, talent acquisition, and general
human resource management. Prior to ATK, Ms. McKnight was with New
Jersey-based NRG Energy, Inc.
“We are excited to have Carol join our leadership team. Her experience in
change management, talent acquisition, organization design and development,
and compensation will be critically important in supporting our global growth
agenda,” said Chris Killingstad, Tennant Company President and CEO. “I am
confident that Carol is the perfect choice for Tennant as we pursue our global
Ms. McKnight will make her office in Golden Valley, Minn., the company’s
Minneapolis-based Tennant Company (TNC) is a world leader in designing,
manufacturing and marketing solutions that help create a cleaner, safer,
healthier world. Its products include equipment for maintaining surfaces in
industrial, commercial and outdoor environments; chemical-free and other
sustainable cleaning technologies; and coatings for protecting, repairing and
upgrading surfaces. Tennant's global field service network is the most
extensive in the industry. Tennant has manufacturing operations in
Minneapolis, Minn.; Holland, Mich.; Louisville, Ky.; Uden, The Netherlands;
the United Kingdom; São Paulo, Brazil; and Shanghai, China; and sells products
directly in 15 countries and through distributors in more than 80 countries.
For more information, visit www.tennantco.com.
Tom Paulson, 763-540-1204
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Kathryn Lovik, 763-540-1212
Global Communications Director
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