Dick Ruch served Herman Miller, Inc., for 45 years in 14 different
jobs, including vice-president of manufacturing, CFO, CEO, and
Chairman of the Board. Herman Miller, the office furniture
company, is regularly included on Fortune's annual list of most
admired companies and is well known for its innovative designs
and social responsibility.
Ruch lives with his wife, Patricia, and two cats in Holland,
Michigan, and is an active trumpet player. He and Pat have four
children, twelve grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.