ST. PAUL, MN - H.B. Fuller Co., St. Paul, MN, has elected Dante C. Parrini to be an independent member of its board of directors, effective immediately. Parrini's position expands the board to nine directors, eight of whom are independent.   

Parrini is currently Chairman, President and CEO of P.H. Glatfelter Co., York, PA, a $1.6 billion global supplier of specialty papers and fiber-based engineered materials. Parrini has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Glatfelter since January 2011 and Chairman of the Board since May 2011. Prior to that, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from February 2005 until December 2010. He joined Glatfelter in 1997 and has held various executive positions responsible for the company's operations, sales and marketing. Prior to joining Glatfelter, Parrini held sales management positions at A.W. Chesterton Co. in Stoneham, MA, and Premier Industrial Corp. in Cleveland.

Parrini is a board member at the American Forest & Paper Association Inc., and The National Council for Air and Stream Improvement.