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La-Z-Boy Incorporated is a reclining-chair manufacturer and a manufacturer of upholstered furniture. The Company also manufactures and imports casegoods (wood) furniture products for resale in North America. In addition, it has 68 company owned and operat
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"We are honored that our new ...
"We are honored that our new world headquarters is viewed as an innovative building project that is helping drive the green building movement," said Kurt Darrow, chairman, president and CEO of La-Z-Boy Inc.
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Kurt L. Darrow
, 60, has served since 2003 as the president and chief executive officer of La-Z-Boy Incorporated
("La-Z-Boy"), an integrated furniture retailer and manufacturer.
Since joining La-Z-Boy in 1979, he has served in positions of increased responsibility, including president of La-Z-Boy Residential, its largest division.
Mr. Darrow has served on the La-Z-Boy Board of Directors since 2003 and was elected as Chairman of the Board in 2011.
He has been a director of CMS and Consumers since November 2013.
Mr. Darrow's qualifications for service on the Boards include his extensive public company experience spanning 35 years, and his thorough strategic, marketing and leadership experience and customer orientation derived from his varying roles at La-Z-Boy, including his current chairman and chief executive officer roles.
Mr. Darrow is a member of the Business Leaders for Michigan, a non-profit executive leadership organization, and serves on its executive committee.
He serves as a director of the American Home Furnishings Alliance, is vice chairman of the board of directors of the Mercy Memorial Hospital Corporation and currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees for ProMedica Regional Hospital-Monroe.
Mr. Darrow served as a Trustee of Adrian College until May 2011.
Mr. Darrow holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from Adrian College.
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MONROE, MICH., (May 1, 2015) - ...
MONROE, MICH., (May 1, 2015) - Kurt Darrow, chairman, president and chief executive officer of La-Z-Boy Inc. was recently awarded the City of Hope Spirit of Life Award.
Darrow received the prestigious award along with Clarence Smith, chief executive officer and president of Havertys.
"It is a tremendous honor to receive the Spirit of Life Award from City of Hope
"The worldwide impact that City of Hope's scientists and doctors have in their fight against cancer and other life-threatening diseases is remarkable.
As an industry, our role is to try and make sure that resources are not the issue.
City of Hope relies on our support to make what they do possible, and I'm privileged to play a small part in helping making that happen."
Darrow has been president and CEO of La-Z-Boy since 2003, and chairman since 2011.
35 years with the company, it grew from one known primarily for its reclining chairs into one of the world's leading residential home furnishings producers and retailers, manufacturing furniture for every room in the home.
Within the furniture industry, Darrow has held numerous prominent roles in the industry, including chairman of the American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA) and board president of The American Furniture Hall of Fame Foundation.
He is a member of the Board of Directors for CMS Energy Corp., and sits on the Board and Executive Committee of Business Leaders for Michigan.
Darrow also serves as both a member of the ProMedica Board of Trustees, as well as Chairman of the ProMedica Monroe Regional Hospital Board of Trustees.
Born and raised in Michigan, he holds a bachelors of arts degree in business administration and an honorary doctorate from Adrian College, and is a past member of its board of trustees.
Kurt Darrow, chairman, president and chief executive officer of La-Z-Boy Inc. was recently awarded the City of Hope Spirit of Life Award, in recognition of his efforts for helping raise $1.6 million for City of Hope, a Duarte, Calif.-based cancer and diabetes research and treatment center.
(From left to right): Chuck Reilly, National Chair and Executive Board Member for City of Hope and Executive Vice President at AICO Furniture; Kurt Darrow; Dr. Nido Qubein, President of High Point University and La-Z-Boy Board Member; Kevin O'Connor, City of Hope Executive Board Member and former president of Samson Marketing
â€œWe are honored that our new ...
â€œWe are honored that our new World Headquarters is viewed as an innovative building project that is helping drive the green building movement,â€� said Kurt Darrow, chairman, president and CEO of La-Z-Boy, Inc. â€œActing with integrity and being socially responsible are key to our core vision and values; and we carry our corporate responsibility not only through our World Headquarters, but through our manufacturing facilities across the country.â€�
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