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La-Z-Boy Names New Director of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications

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La-Z-Boy Incorporated announced the appointment of Kathy Liebmann as Director of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications. Liebmann will work with the buy- and sell-side investor community with additional responsibility for coordinating internal communications. Before joining La-Z-Boy, she worked for 15 years with various flagship financial communications firms as a consultant to both US and non-US companies in a multitude of sectors, where she developed and implemented both investor and public relations programs. For the past four years, Liebmann was with the Spear, Leeds & Kellogg Division of Goldman Sachs. Liebmann will report to Mark Stegeman, Treasurer of La-Z-Boy. Commenting on the appointment, Stegeman said, "We are pleased to have Kathy as part of our team. She is a seasoned professional with a long history of working with Wall Street. Communicating with the investment community is of critical importance to La-Z-Boy's senior management and Kathy's depth and breadth of experience will be a great addition to our ongoing outreach with this audience." Liebmann graduated with a BA in English and Journalism from Montclair State University. Background Information With annual sales of $2 billion, La-Z-Boy Incorporated is one of the world's leading residential furniture producers, marketing furniture for every room of the home and office, as well as for the hospitality, health care and assisted-living industries. The La-Z-Boy Upholstery Group companies are Bauhaus, Centurion, Clayton Marcus, England, La-Z-Boy and Sam Moore. The La-Z-Boy Casegoods Group companies are American Drew, American of Martinsville, Hammary, Kincaid, Lea and Pennsylvania House. The corporation's vast proprietary distribution network is dedicated exclusively to selling La-Z-Boy Incorporated products and brands, and includes 337 stand-alone La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries® stores and 334 La-Z-Boy In-Store Gallerys, in addition to in-store gallery programs at the company's Kincaid, Pennsylvania House, Clayton Marcus, England and Lea operating units. According to industry trade publication Furniture/Today, the La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries retail network by itself represents the industry's fourth largest U.S. furniture retailer and the second largest single source furniture retailer. Additional information is available at http://www.la-z-boy.com.

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