Jim Owens

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Jim Owens, President and Chief Executive Officer

Jim Owens has served as President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the H.B. Fuller Board of Directors since 2010. He previously held the roles of Senior Vice President, Americas, in 2010, and Senior Vice President, North America, from 2008-2010. Prior to joining H.B. Fuller, he held a variety of management positions with National Starch, now Henkel Corporation, for 22 years, including Senior Vice President, Corporate Vice President and General Manager, and Vice President and General Manager of Europe, Middle East, and Africa. He also serves as a board member for the National Association of Manufacturers, the American Chemistry Council, Donaldson Company, Inc., and on the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Business Board of Overseers and Executive Education Advisory Board. Mr. Owens earned his undergraduate in chemical engineering from the University of Delaware and his MBA from Wharton Business School.