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JM Smucker nominates ex-Kent State dean to board

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ORRVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Jam maker J.M. Smucker Co. said Monday that it will nominate Robert B. Heisler Jr., a retired dean of the College of Business Administration and Graduate School of Management at Kent State University in Ohio, to its board.

Heisler was chosen due to his experience in the investment management and financial services area, as well as his experience as director for other public companies, J.M. Smucker said. He will be up for election at the company's next annual meeting on Aug. 14.

Heisler is also the former CEO of McDonald Financial Group and former CEO of banking company KeyBank NA.

He will replace William Steinbrink, who is retiring after serving on the board since 1994.

J.M. Smucker shares finished at $101.39 on Friday.

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