Lara Lee has been nominated for election to the WD-40 Company board of directors. Lee was the president of Orchard Supply Hardware, a subsidiary of Lowe’s. Her background also includes 14 years with the Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Company.
Meanwhile, Neal Schmale and Dan Pittard will retire from the board at WD-40’s Dec. 8 stockholders meeting. Schmale has been a director for 20 years. He was WD-40’s chairman from 2004-‘16. Pittard has been a director for five years. He is a former group vice president at Amoco.
WD-40 also has appointed Greg Sandfort to serve as its lead independent director, effective immediately. Sandfort is the retired CEO of the Tractor Supply Company.