James (Jim) Keane joined Steelcase in 1997 and has been president of Steelcase Group at Steelcase Inc. since October, 2006. Jim oversees the sales, marketing and product development activities of the Steelcase, Turnstone, PolyVision, Details, and Nurture brands in the Americas (U.S., Canada, Mexico and Latin America) and EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa). He has served as senior vice president and chief financial officer of Steelcase Inc. from 2001 to 2006. He serves as director of Rockwell Automation Inc. and holds a Master of Arts in management from Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern. Back to Foundation Leadership.