The Timken Company today announced the appointment of Sarah Lauber to its Board of Directors.

The Timken Company today announced the appointment of Sarah Lauber to its Board of Directors.

The election will lead the board of directors of The Timken Company to 12 members. Lauber has been CFO and Secretary of Douglas Dynamics, a leading manufacturer and bodybuilder of work truck equipment and equipment, since 2017. Prior to joining the Milwaukee-based company, she was senior vice president and chief financial officer of a diversified industrial company Jason Industries from 2015 to 2017.

Over the past 25 years, he has held a wide range of financial and strategic leadership roles since starting his career as an accountant at KPMG.

"Sarah's experience leading the finance function of several publicly traded manufacturing companies, her financial planning acumen and her experience integrating acquisitions make her a strong addition to our board of directors," said John Timken, president of Timken.

"We stand for different points of view and welcome Sarah's prospects on the Board." Lauber, a licensed certified public accountant, will serve as a member of the board's audit and compensation committees. He holds a BA from California State University-San Bernardino and an executive MBA from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management.