The Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association (BIFMA), representing the commercial furniture industry, announced the election of industry leaders to their Board of Directors. Among them, Max Verkamp, President and CEO of Indiana Furniture, was re-elected to a three-year term as a Director.
Verkamp has nearly 30 years of experience working in the manufacturing industry. In April 2016, he was named President and CEO of Indiana Furniture. Prior to that, he worked at MasterBrand Cabinets, the largest kitchen and bath cabinet manufacturer in North America, providing leadership in sales, marketing, IT, and operations for 23 years.
BIFMA’s goal is to identify and recruit leaders with rich and diverse backgrounds to keep the leadership of the organization poised and prepared to address the dynamic changes within the markets they serve. Verkamp’s many years of corporate strategic planning, development, and executing initiatives for growth will assist the non-for-profit organization in continuing to provide value and successfully serve their customers.
“I’m honored to continue as a member of the BIFMA Board of Directors,” stated Max Verkamp, President and CEO of Indiana Furniture. “This organization plays a vital role in addressing the ever-changing needs of the commercial furniture industry, and I’m looking forward to representing the various markets and working to overcome any challenges we may face moving forward.”
About Indiana Furniture: Indiana Furniture, headquartered in Jasper, Indiana for over a century, is committed to providing office furnishings of the highest standards in quality, craftsmanship and backed by industry best customer service. Through a culture of continuous improvement, flexibility and state-of-the-art technology, our company delivers a wide range of environmentally conscious products at competitive prices. For more information, visit www.IndianaFurniture.com.
About BIFMA: BIFMA is the non-profit trade association serving business and institutional furniture manufacturers. Since 1973, the organization has been the industry leader in developing furniture safety, durability, and sustainability standards that establish parameters for product performance. BIFMA educates the community on the proper use of these standards; hosts product registries to support customer buying confidence; publishes industry statistics; and advocates for regulatory conditions that enhance value and foster innovation. For more information, visit www.bifma.org.
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