ICS Magazine

Diversey Chairman to Take Leave of Absence

February 21, 2011

STURTEVANT, Wis.– February 21, 2011– Diversey Holdings, Inc. and Diversey, Inc. today announced their boards of directors have named Helen Johnson-Leipold as Chairman, following the notice from Chairman S. Curtis Johnson that he was resigning from the boards of directors of both companies and taking a leave of absence as chairman.

Mr. Johnson advised the boards he is taking a leave for personal reasons.

“This change in chairmanship will not affect the company’s operations or strategic direction,” Mr. Johnson said.

Ms. Johnson-Leipold is a member of the board of directors for both Diversey Holdings and Diversey. She is also Chairman of Johnson Financial Group and CEO and Chairman of Johnson Outdoors, Inc.