CANTON, OH— Deb Miller, vice president of corporate communications at Armstrong World Industries, has joined The Timken Company as senior vice president of communications and community affairs and an officer of the company. She replaces 35-year veteran W.J. (Jack) Timken, who will remain a member of the board of directors of the company.
In addition to leading the corporate and marketing communications functions, Miller will assume Timken’s role in community affairs. She will report to Glenn A. Eisenberg, executive vice president of finance and administration at Timken, a leading international manufacturer of highly engineered bearings, alloy and specialty steels and components, and a provider of related products and services.
“Jack has been my strong partner as we have moved the company forward over the years,” said W.R. Timken, Jr., chairman. “From his work in human resource development to his management of community affairs, he has enhanced our company’s commitment to respect for individual dignity and the well-being of our associates.”
Miller was vice president of corporate communications at Armstrong World Industries, where she also served as president of the Armstrong Foundation. Prior to that, she worked at Cummins Engine Company where she held roles in international marketing and investor relations before leading the corporate marketing and communications function
Jack Timken began his career with Timken in 1968 in the company’s steel operations. He went on to serve as director of corporate development and director of human resources before his election to vice president in 1992.