- IU South Bend Distinguished Alumni Award (2004)
Charles E. Niemier is the Senior Vice President for International Operations at Biomet, Inc., which manufactures medical and orthopedic devices. He has been at Biomet since 1987. He also served as a trustee of Valparaiso University. He is a Director of Lakeland Financial and and serves on the Board of Directors at Lake City Bank.
Niemier graduated from Valparaiso University in 1978 and holds an M.B.A. from Indiana University - South Bend (1983), and received its Distinguished Alumnus Award in 2004.