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Armstrong names new board members

LANCASTER, Pa. The board of directors of Armstrong World Industries announced the election of four new members, David Bonderman, Kevin Burns, James Melville and Edward Steiner, to fill board vacancies resulting from previously announced resignations.

David Bonderman is a founding partner of TPG. TPG generally makes significant investments in operating companies through acquisitions and restructurings across a broad range of industries throughout the United States, Europe and Asia. Prior to forming TPG in 1992, Bonderman was COO of the Robert M. Bass Group, Inc. (now doing business as Keystone Group, L.P.) in Fort Worth, Texas.

 

Kevin Burns has been a partner in the Operations Group of TPG since 2003. In March 2008 he became the Partner in Charge of TPG's Manufacturing/Industry Sector.

 

James Melville is a member of the Minneapolis based law firm of Kaplan, Strangis and Kaplan, P.A. where he has practiced in the corporate, governance, securities and financial areas since 1994. Prior to joining Kaplan, Strangis and Kaplan, P.A., he practiced with Dorsey and Whitney in their Minneapolis and London, England offices.

 

Edward Steiner has been a partner at Keating Muething & Klekamp since 1993 in the business representation and transactions practice group. Prior to joining Keating Muething & Klekamp, he was a partner at Taft, Stettinius & Hollister from 1990 to 1993.