Joe A. Raver is the president and chief executive officer for Hillenbrand. Mr. Raver has also served as president of the Process Equipment Group, a segment of Hillenbrand, since 2011, and sits on Hillenbrand’s board of directors.
Mr. Raver has spent 18 years in various key positions with Hillenbrand. He was the president of Batesville for three years. Before that, he held the position of vice president and general manager of the Respiratory Care Division at Hill-Rom, a leading global provider of medical technologies. From 1994 until 2004, Mr. Raver held leadership roles with Batesville in the areas of merchandising, strategy and logistics.
In addition to his role as president and CEO, Mr. Raver sits on several national and state boards, including the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation’s (MAPI) board of trustees.
Mr. Raver holds an MBA in marketing and strategy from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, as well as a bachelor’s degree in economics from Dartmouth College. Mr. Raver resides in Batesville with his wife and two sons.