Steelcase was recognized today as one of the most community-minded companies in the nation as a part of the Civic 50, an initiative of Points of Light. Steelcase also earned the honor in 2016.
Jenny Niemann, president and CEO of Forward Space, an independent Steelcase dealership in Chicago, has been nominated for a seat on the Steelcase Inc. Board of Directors. Niemann previously worked at Steelcase in the areas of marketing, operations and channel development leadership.
Todd Kelsey, president and CEO of Plexus Corp, is joining Steelcase’s Board of Directors. Plexus provides design and development, manufacturing and aftermarket services to four key market sectors. Kelsey’s expertise in technology-driven business initiatives make him an exceptional addition to the Steelcase board.
Steelcase and Microsoft Corp. have joined forces to explore the future of work, developing a range of technology-enabled spaces designed to help organizations foster creative thinking and better collaboration.
Tim Brown, CEO and president of the global design consultancy IDEO, will join the Steelcase Board of Directors, effective today. Brown’s addition to the Board of Directors is a natural move as the company continues to reimagine the workplace in today’s digital business landscape. Steelcase and IDEO have collaborated for more than 25 years.
Today, Steelcase celebrates notable progress of the company’s sustainable performance around the world. Over the past year, Steelcase pursued a number of continuous and coordinated efforts to demonstrate the company’s commitment to being a responsible corporate citizen and partnering with customers, dealers, suppliers and communities to make meaningful change.
Steelcase was recognized today as one of the “Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.
Steelcase today announced a marketing and distribution relationship with Blu Dot, a Minneapolis-based designer and maker of modern home furnishings, lighting and accessories. This relationship is part of the ongoing commitment by Steelcase to deliver enhanced value and convenience to its customers and dealers.
There is a cultural movement in office design to create thoughtfully curated destinations that are more human-centered — focusing on design, materiality and performance. This is the first in a series of interviews with architects and designers discussing the evolution of the workplace.