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American Woodmark Corporation Names Rob Adams Senior Vice President of Value Stream Operations

Company Release - 9/1/2015 3:00 PM ET

WINCHESTER, Va., Sept. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- American Woodmark Corporation (NASDAQ: AMWD), a leading supplier of cabinetry to the new construction and remodeling industries, announced today that Rob Adams has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Value Stream Operations.  In this role, Mr. Adams will be responsible for managing manufacturing, logistics, supply chain, engineering and purchasing functions for the Company.

Mr. Adams will report directly to Cary Dunston, President and Chief Executive Officer. "Rob's extensive experience in manufacturing, engineering and supply chain management make him ideal for this leadership position," says Dunston.  "Rob will be instrumental in helping to lead the company towards our 2019 vision of achieving world class operations."

Mr. Adams joined the Company in 2008 as Vice President of Engineering.  Mr. Adams was promoted to Vice President of Manufacturing and Engineering in 2012 and Vice President of Value Stream Operations in 2014.  Prior to joining American Woodmark, Mr. Adams gained 20 years of experience within general management and engineering at Diamond Innovations and Techneglas.  Mr. Adams earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and a Master of Science degree in Management from Drexel University.

American Woodmark Corporation manufactures and distributes kitchen cabinets and vanities for the remodeling and new home construction markets.  Its products are sold on a national basis directly to home centers, major builders and through a network of independent distributors.  The Company presently operates nine manufacturing facilities and seven service centers across the country.

Safe harbor statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: All forwardlooking statements made by the Company involve material risks and uncertainties and are subject to change based on factors that may be beyond the Company's control.  Accordingly, the Company's future performance and financial results may differ materially from those expressed or implied in any such forward-looking statements.  Such factors include, but are not limited to, those described in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Annual Report to Shareholders.  The Company does not undertake to publicly update or revise its forward looking statements even if experience or future changes make it clear that any projected results expressed or implied therein will not be realized.

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