Donald A. Nolan

Chair of the Board, Apogee Enterprises Inc., and Former President and Chief Executive Officer, Kennametal Inc.
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Served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Kennametal Inc., a global industrial technology leader, present in over 60 countries, manufacturing tooling and wear-resistant solutions for customers in the aerospace, energy, and transportation industries from 2014-2016. Previously, Mr. Nolan was President of the Materials Group for Avery Dennison Corporation from 2008-2014, a global leader in packaging solutions. Prior to joining Avery Dennison Corporation, he served on the executive team at Valspar, a global leader in paint and coatings, as Senior Vice President, leading the Global Packaging and Refinish Coatings businesses. Before joining Valspar, he held leadership positions of increasing responsibility with Loctite, General Electric and Ashland Chemical. Mr. Nolan is also active in private equity, serving on several private company boards.

  • Age: 62

  • Director since: 2013

  • Independent Director: Yes

  • Committees: None

Independent Director
Chairman of the Board