Estruth has led iMFLUX since May 2013 and previously served as vice president of Proctor & Gamble FutureWorks, according to the iMFLUX website. iMFLUX is an injection molding technology company.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from University of California Los Angeles, is the father of four, and likes racquetball, backpacking and fly-fishing.
Democrat Richard Cordray is expected to name his running mate on Wednesday as well and Ohio Supreme Court Justice Bill O’Neill, another Democrat in the primary, picked elementary school principal Chantelle Lewis, of East Cleveland, on Tuesday.
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Also running in the Democratic primary are: Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley, former state representative Connie Pillich, former U.S. Rep. Betty Sutton of Akron and state Sen. Joe Schiavoni of Boardman. Former congressman Dennis Kucinich also filed paperwork Monday with the secretary of state indicating he may join the race as well.