Atlanta, Ga. -- Interface recently announced it has appointed Catherine M. Kilbane to its board of directors. Kilbane served as the senior vice president, general counsel and secretary for Sherwin Williams. Prior to joining Sherwin Williams, Kilbane was the senior vice president, general counsel and secretary of American Greetings. She spent 16 years as a partner at Baker & Hostetler, where she chaired the Intellectual Property Transactions Group. Kilbane also serves on the board of directors of The Andersons and The Davey Tree Expert. She received her B.A. and her J.D. from Case Western Reserve University.

"Kilbane brings a sophisticated view on acquisitions and integration,” said Jay Gould, Interface CEO. “We will also benefit from her broad experience in intellectual property rights, risk management and global market understanding. I'm also proud to expand the diversity of our board. Our last three appointments have all been top female leaders, respected in their fields, who bring important perspective to the Board, our leadership team, and our business as a whole. I am excited about the work we will do together as we continue to focus on becoming the world's most valuable interior products and services company."

Interface's board now includes 10 directors, 8 of which are outside members: John Burke (CEO, Trek Bicycle); Andrew Cogan (CEO, Knoll); Jay Gould, (president and CEO, Interface); Daniel Hendrix, (board chairman and former CEO, Interface); Christopher Kennedy (chairman, Joseph P. Kennedy Enterprises); Catherine Kilbane (former senior vice president, general countil and secretary, Sherwin Williams); David Kohler (president and CEO, Kohler); Erin Matts (North American CEO, Annalect); James Miller, (chairman and CEO, Fidelity Southern); and, Sheryl Palmer (president and CEO, Taylor Morrison Home).

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