Lexington, Ky. – Tempur Sealy International, Inc. today announced that its Board of Directors has voted to elect Richard W. Neu to the Board of Directors.
Neu’s professional career has spanned over 35 years. For the last 11 years Neu has served in a variety of Board roles. Neu currently serves on the board of directors, as chair of the audit committee and as a member of the executive, community development and trust committees of Huntington Bancshares Incorporated.
Until the sale of the company in 2012, he was the lead director and a member of the audit committee and governance committee of Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc., having served as the chairman of the Dollar Thrifty board of directors from 2010 through 2011.
Neu also served as a director of MCG Capital Corporation from 2007 until its sale in 2015, and during this period served as chairman of the board from 2009 to 2015 and as CEO from November 2011 to November 2012.
Neu received a B.B.A. from Eastern Michigan University with a major in accounting.
“I am pleased to welcome Rick Neu to our Board of Directors. He is a proven business leader, and his public company board experience, along with his proven success as an officer of public companies, demonstrates his leadership capability and extensive knowledge of complex financial and operational issues. I am confident Rick Neu will make substantial contributions to our Company as one of our three new independent outside directors added to the Board this year,” stated Scott L. Thompson, Chairman and CEO.