DEERFIELD, Ill., April 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- United Stationers Inc. (NASDAQ: USTR) announced today that Janet Zelenka has been appointed to senior vice president and chief information officer, effective immediately.
"Janet has proven her transformational leadership skills in leading the transition of our office supply and janitorial businesses to a common operating and information technology platform," said P. Cody Phipps, president and chief executive officer. "As we look to the future, we will need this leadership capability in guiding our information technology shared service organization. I am very pleased that Janet will take on this strategic and critical role and continue to lead the transition to a common platform."
Ms. Zelenka joined the company in 2006 as vice president and general auditor and has held several key management positions, including vice president of finance and margin management. Prior to joining the company, Janet held executive positions at SBC-Ameritech (now AT&T) including vice president–information technology and chief financial officer-information technology.
United Stationers Inc. is a leading supplier of workplace essentials, with 2014 net sales of $5.3 billion. The company stocks a broad assortment of over 160,000 items, including technology products, traditional office products, janitorial and breakroom supplies, office furniture, industrial supplies, and automotive aftermarket tools. The Company's network of 77 distribution centers allows it to deliver these products to approximately 30,000 reseller customers. One of the Company's wholly owned subsidiaries is an online retailer which sells direct to end consumers. This network, combined with United's breadth and depth of inventory, enables the Company to ship most products overnight to more than ninety percent of the U.S. and major cities in Mexico and Canada. For more information, visit unitedstationers.com.
United Stationers common stock trades on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol USTR.
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