February 20. 2012 2:00AM - Last modified: March 19. 2012 8:43AM

Badger Meter appoints Lione to board of directors

  
Milwaukee-based Badger Meter Inc. announced that it has elected Gail Lione to its board of directors.

Milwaukee-based Badger Meter Inc. announced that it has elected Gail Lione to its board of directors.
"Gail brings a great deal of talent and experience to our board. Her legal expertise in manufacturing, intellectual property, corporate governance and compliance will be especially valuable to Badger Meter," said Richard Meeusen, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Badger Meter.
Lione, 62, was executive vice president - general counsel and secretary of Harley-Davidson Inc. from 1997 until 2010 and served as president of its foundation from 2006 until her retirement in 2011. Lione previously was general counsel for U.S. News & World Report and its affiliates, including The Atlantic Monthly Company, Applied Graphics Technologies Inc. and Applied Printing Technologies.
She is a director of Sargento Foods Inc. and a former director of Imperial Sugar Company. She currently serves on the board of directors of the Bradley Center Sports & Entertainment Corp., the Milwaukee Art Museum, the YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee, where she is the board chair, and Milwaukee Women Inc. She also serves on the board of trustees of the University of Rochester and on the board of managers of the Law Alumni Society of the University of Pennsylvania Law School.
Lione is a member of the MillerCoors Inclusion and Diversity Advisory Council, the National Women's Leadership Council of United Way of USA and the Greater Milwaukee Committee.
She is a former member of the board of the National Association of Manufacturers and trustee of its Manufacturing Institute. She belongs to a variety of professional organizations including the Chicago Chapter of Women Corporate Directors and The Fellows of the American Bar Association.


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