SALFORD, England--Luxfer Holdings PLC (“Luxfer Group”) (NYSE:LXFR) today announced the appointment of Dr. Brian Kushner as an additional non-executive director on its Board of Directors.
Dr. Kushner, who holds a doctorate in applied and engineering physics from Cornell University, was co-founder of CXO LLC, a management consulting firm headquartered in Austin, Texas. In 2008, CXO was acquired by FTI Consulting, a global business advisory firm. Dr. Kushner is now senior managing director, corporate finance, for FTI and a co-leader in activities related to technology practices and aerospace, defense and government contracting practices.
Dr. Kushner began his career in 1982 at BDM International, a defense firm, as part of the management team that completed a leveraged buyout of BDM in 1990 by the Carlyle Group. Over the past two decades, he has served as chief executive, chief restructuring officer or director of more than 20 public and private technology, manufacturing, telecom and defense companies.
Dr. Kushner currently serves as a director and chair of the audit committee of Everyware Global, the parent company of the Oneida and Anchor Hocking brands. He is also a member of the executive committee of the Advisory Council of the College of Natural Sciences at the University of Texas at Austin, chairman of the Physics Advisory Council at the University of Texas at Austin and a member of the Engineering College Council at Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y.
As part of the Board’s succession planning, two further non-executive director appointments are planned in the near future.
About Luxfer Group
Luxfer Group (www.luxfer.com) is a global materials technology group focused on sustained value creation using its broad array of technical know-how and proprietary materials technologies. The company specializes in the design and manufacture of high-performance materials, components and high-pressure gas-containment devices for environmental, healthcare, protection and specialty end-markets. Luxfer customers include both end-users of its products and manufacturers that incorporate Luxfer products into finished goods.