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Charley Vranian

Sectors: Specialty Manufacturing (Office Furniture & Building Products)

Board Member, Olon Industries

Experience:  Charley is Huron’s trusted advisor for all building products and furniture opportunities, and provides energy and guidance to the Olon team.  He served Herman Miller for 26 years in various management and leadership positions, most recently as Executive Vice President, North American Emerging Markets from September 2004 until his retirement in August of 2008.  In this role, he had executive leadership responsibility for Herman Miller for Healthcare, Herman Miller for the Home, and Geiger International.  Prior to his Emerging Markets position, he served as Senior Vice President of Design Development and Product Management.

Charley formed Vranian Business Development, LLC in June of 2009, and is providing product and market development consulting to office furniture manufacturers.  Before joining Herman Miller, Charley worked for Ford Motor Company with a focus on finance, product development, and marketing.

Education:  B.A. in Economics from Michigan State University;  M.B.A. Program at Wayne State University.

Huron Board Affiliations:  Charley serves as a Director of The Olon Group.

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