The Case Western Reserve University Board of Trustees has appointed Daniel P. Harrington to a four-year term on the board. Harrington is president, chief executive officer and director of HTV Industries, Inc., based in Pepper Pike, Ohio.
The appointment was announced at the board meeting on Friday, June 13.
"We are delighted to bring Dan Harrington, one of Northeast Ohio's foremost corporate leaders, to our board," said board chair Frank N. Linsalata. "He will bring a well-informed and beneficial perspective to the board, given his distinguished career in business and his service on several corporate boards and community organizations."
A native of Cincinnati, Harrington, who now resides in the Cleveland suburb of Gates Mills, has been president and CEO of HTV Industries Inc. since 1991. HTV is a private holding company with diversified business holdings which include biotechnology, telecommunications, manufacturing and banking.
"I'm looking forward to working closely with Dan," said President Barbara R. Snyder. "He is keenly aware of how higher education and the regional economy can be powerful partners in the global marketplace and the essential role that Case Western Reserve has and will continue to play in that future."
Harrington also serves as president of TVI Corp., a wholly-owned subsidiary of HTV. He has been a director of Churchill Downs Inc. in Louisville, Ky., for 10 years and was chairman and president of Ellis Park Race Course, Inc., in Henderson, KY., for five years. Mr. Harrington also serves on the board's of Biopure Corporation and Portec Rail Products Inc. Harrington also is a trustee of The Veale Foundation.
He holds a B.B.A. degree from Stetson University in DeLand, Fla. and an M.B.A. from Xavier University in Cincinnati.
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