New Chairman Named to WD-40 BoardJune 24, 2019
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WD-40 Co. announced plans to appoint Garry Ridge chair of the company’s board at its annual meeting in December 2019.
Ridge succeeds Linda Lang, who is retiring after serving on WD-40’s board since 2004 and as board chair since 2016. Ridge currently serves as WD-40’s president and CEO. He will continue to serve as CEO when he assumes his new position. In a series of related moves, Steve Brass has been named president and chief operating officer and Patricia Olsem has been promoted to president of the company’s Americas division.
Founded in 1953, San Diego-based WD-40 Co. is a manufacturer of household and commercial cleaning products. For more information, visit www.wd40company.com.