Methode Electronics, a global developer of custom engineered and application specific products and solutions, has announced the election of Mark Schwabero and Bruce Crowther as directors of the company.
Chairman Walter J. Aspatore said, “We are pleased to welcome Mark and Bruce to our board of directors and look forward to leveraging their extensive experience as CEOs and directors. Mark is an experienced industrial executive who understands complex global operations, bringing valuable insight to help Methode drive value creation. Bruce brings a wealth of expertise in healthcare administration and will be a tremendous asset supporting Dabir’s growth strategy. Both Mark and Bruce are well versed in public company governance, providing additional leadership and guidance to Methode. Their depth and breadth of business experience, gained in key roles, will add significant perspective in supporting Methode’s growth strategy and increasing shareholder value.”
Schwabero retired after 14 years at Brunswick Corp., a market leader in the marine and fitness industries, most recently serving as chairman and CEO. Prior to that, Schwabero worked as president and CEO of Hendrickson International, a leading manufacturer of heavy truck and trailer suspension systems and components, as well as president, Automotive Products Business and Regional President of Pilkington Libbey-Owens-Ford.
Crowther most recently served as president and CEO at Northwest Community Healthcare for 23 years, an award-winning hospital offering a complete system of care in state-of-the-art facilities. He previously served as vice president for administration at Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare. Prior to that, he worked as director, Professional Services at the University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences and also as director, Renal Services at Northwestern Memorial hospital.