IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. Announces Meghan Juday, Chairman of the Board, Honored as 2023 Director to Watch


SYCAMORE, Ill. - IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC is proud to announce that Meghan Juday, Chairman of the Board, has been honored by Private Company Directors Magazine on their 2023 Directors to Watch list. 


Meghan Juday is a seasoned corporate governance expert with over 18 years of experience in family business. She has developed a deep understanding of the issues, challenges, and opportunities that family businesses face, since joining the IDEAL board in 2008. Juday’s strategic vision and dedication to the success of the company earned her the title of Vice Chair in 2018 and Chairman in 2020. 


Soon after her nomination to the board, Juday saw a gap in resources for female board chairs and founded the Lodis Forum, a rare and transparent collective, created for women serving in board leadership. As a consultant, director of a family business center, and now exclusively for IDEAL and the IDEAL family, Meghan continues to make her mark and impact those she serves for the better


"Meghan Juday is a true leader and a valuable asset to IDEAL Industries” said Steve Henn, CEO IDEAL Industries Inc. “Her dedication to the company, her exceptional leadership skills, and her understanding of family businesses have been integral to our success and make her deserving of this recognition. We are proud to have Meghan at the helm and look forward to the future." 


"As a board member, and now Chairman, Meghan has had a profound impact on IDEAL Industries,” said Chris Baldwin, Director IDEAL Industries Board. “Her insights and exceptional leadership skills across both corporate and family governance has been instrumental in guiding the company forward. It is a privilege to serve alongside her on the IDEAL Board of Directors and to witness her contributions firsthand. Meghan's inclusion in the 7th Annual Directors to Watch list is a well-deserved recognition of her hard work and impact." 


Private Company Director is a renowned magazine that focuses on private company governance and provides in-depth insights and information on the challenges and opportunities facing private companies. With its commitment to quality content and reputation as a trusted source of information in the private company space, Private Company Director is a resource for anyone who is passionate about private company governance and leadership. This is the 7th annual installment of their Directors to Watch list.


IDEAL Industries, Inc. would like to extend its warmest congratulations to Meghan Juday on this well-deserved recognition. 



About IDEAL Industries, Inc.

IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. is a global, diversified family-owned business designing and manufacturing superior products for the electrical, lighting and infrastructure industries. The 107-year-old company was founded in 1916 on the premise of forging ideal relationships with customers, employees, partners, and communities. The company has consistently grown and expanded under five generations of family ownership. 


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