Steelcase Inc. has appointed James P. Keane as president and a member of the board of directors, effective April 22. He has served as chief operating officer since November 2012 and will continue to hold that title.
Jim Keane - SteelcaseThe previous president and chief executive officer —James P. Hackett — will continue to serve as the company's CEO.
Keane is responsible for the design, engineering, development, manufacturing, sales, and distribution of the company's brands. Previously, he was president of the Steelcase Group in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.