Vice President - General Counsel and Secretary
Worthington Industries, Inc.
Patrick J. Kennedy was named vice president - general counsel and secretary of Worthington Industries in January of 2021.
Kennedy joined Worthington in June of 2016, in a management development capacity as a part of the Worthington Industries Rotational Experience and Development program (WIRED). After two years in the program, he joined Worthington’s legal department as corporate counsel.
Prior to joining Worthington, he was a partner with the law firm Ice Miller LLP, where he was a member of the firm’s business law group.
He earned his bachelor’s degree from Ohio Wesleyan University and Juris Doctor from the State University of New York at Buffalo Law School. He resides in Worthington with his wife and three children.
About Worthington Industries
Worthington Industries (NYSE:WOR) is a leading industrial manufacturing company delivering innovative solutions to customers that span many industries including transportation, construction, industrial, agriculture, retail and energy. Worthington is North America’s premier value-added steel processor and producer of laser welded products; and a leading global supplier of pressure cylinders and accessories for applications such as fuel storage, water systems, outdoor living, tools and celebrations. The Company’s brands, primarily sold in retail stores, include Coleman®, Bernzomatic®, Balloon Time®, Mag Torch®, Well-X-Trol®, General®, Garden-Weasel®, Pactool International® and Hawkeye™. Worthington’s WAVE joint venture with Armstrong is the North American leader in innovative ceiling solutions.
Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, Worthington operates 53 facilities in 15 states and seven countries, sells into over 90 countries and employs approximately 8,000 people. Founded in 1955, the Company follows a people-first philosophy with earning money for its shareholders as its first corporate goal. Relentlessly finding new ways to drive progress and practicing a shared commitment to transformation, Worthington makes better solutions possible for customers, employees, shareholders and communities.