Joe A. Raver has served as a Director, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Hillenbrand, Inc. since September 2013. He holds a degree in Economics, from Dartmouth College in New Hampshire, and an MBA in Strategy and Marketing from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Now with over 20 years in the industry, and 10 years with Hillenbrand, Mr. Raver continues to embrace growth and expand horizons for others. As Chairman of the Executive Committee and Board of Trustees for Manufacturers Alliance, Mr. Raver offers valuable knowledge and expertise across business fields for members to apply in the manufacturing sector.
Mr. Raver's inspirational leadership and natural talent for sales and strategy has placed him in numerous leadership positions as he was the President at Batesville Casket Company, from 2008 to 2011, and has served as President of Hillenbrand's Process Equipment Group since March 2011. In August 2017, Mr. Raver was elected as a Director of Applied Industrial Technologies, Inc. (AIT), a leading industrial distributor serving MRO and OEM customers in virtually every industry. Following, in October 2017, he was appointed to both the Audit and the Corporate Governance committees of AIT.