Jennifer R. Rupkey
Director, Client Development
Milwaukee, WI (September 23, 2009) – Wisconsin-based Hufcor, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of a new member to its board of directors. Effective immediately, Thor Lundgren, a prominent corporate attorney from the law firm of Michael Best & Friedrich LLP has been appointed to serve on the company’s board of directors.
“We are delighted to welcome Thor to our board of directors, stated Hufcor CEO J. Michael Borden. His knowledge of our company coupled with his experience advising boards on business matters will assist us in achieving our strategic and operating goals. His further experience in Europe and Asia will complement our operations. We look forward to working with Thor as an additional resource on our Board,” he added.
Lundgren currently serves as a board member for American Appraisal Associates, The Nicholas Company, Competitive Wisconsin, Inc. and the University of Minnesota Law School. His practice concentrates on all aspects of corporate law, business transactions and finance, including domestic and foreign mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures, and debt and equity restructuring and financing under securities and banking laws.
Located in Janesville, Wisconsin, Hufcor is the world’s leading manufacturer of operable partitions, accordion folding doors, glasswall partitions and portable walls. Also referred to as “airwalls,” Hufcor Movable wall systems and room dividers deliver unlimited space division and acoustical flexibility in an ecological way. Hufcor engages in business throughout the world with operations in North America, the United Kingdom, Germany, and Finland and throughout Asia including China, Japan, India, and Malaysia.
About Michael Best
Founded in 1848, Michael Best has earned its reputation as a leading Midwestern law firm. The firm has more than 230 attorneys in Milwaukee, Madison, Waukesha and Manitowoc, Wisconsin; and Chicago, Illinois. The firm provides a full range of legal services to clients on a local, regional, national and global basis in areas including: general corporate, health care, labor & employment, land & resources (environmental and real estate), litigation, intellectual property, tax, and wealth planning services.
Michael Best is the exclusive member firm for Wisconsin of Lex Mundi, the world’s leading association of independent law firms. Lex Mundi members are present in more than 160 countries, states and provinces, covering virtually every business market worldwide. Our firm’s membership in Lex Mundi provides us with global reach and access to legal resources that enhance our ability to serve our clients’ needs around the world. Lex Mundi is the mark of excellence for legal services globally. (http://www.lexmundi.com)
The firm is also a member of the China Alliance. The China Alliance is a unique arrangement established by four leading independent law firms in response to the increasing importance of China to the global marketplace and to North American businesses. Visit china-alliance.com for more information.