The changes are anticipated to enhance focus on the Company's operations
One of the largest marketers of fresh and broad-line supply solutions to the convenience retail industry in North America, Core-Mark Holding Company, Inc., has stated changes to three executive management places. These modifications were brought about to redefine certain management roles to enhance focus on the Company's operations, including the establishment of a new corporate Chief Operating Officer role.
Senior Vice President of Business Operations and Strategic Opportunities, Scott McPherson, will take on the new position of President and Chief Operating Officer. Having joined Core-Mark in 1992, he has served in a variety of positions that include Division President and Senior Vice President US Divisions and has led the Company's acquisition activities since 2006 and was the creator of the Company's Core Solutions Group, which has been decisive in making the Company's customers more relevant and profitable.
Christopher L. Walsh, who has been serving as Senior Vice President of US Distribution- West, has informed that he would be retiring at the end of the year. Mr. Walsh joined the Company in 1995. He was promoted to his current role in 2007.
Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Christopher Hobson, shall take on the position of Senior Vice President of US Distribution- West. Having joined Core-Mark in 2000 as a General Sales Manager he has held several roles within the Company, and has played an integral role in the Company's growing market share and executing the Company's critically important Fresh and Vendor Consolidation Strategies.
Core-Mark President and Chief Executive Officer, Tom Perkins said, "Over the last several years Core-Mark has increased its footprint across the nation. The moves we're announcing today, including the creation of a Corporate President and Chief Operating Officer position, are designed to assure we have the right leadership. Scott is an outstanding choice for the COO role and his elevation to President is well-deserved. Chris Hobson's sales and marketing background, coupled with his divisional experience, provides him with the skills and leadership to be an extremely effective Regional SVP. I want to sincerely thank Chris Walsh for his valuable contributions and outstanding service to the organization throughout his career and wish him all the best in his retirement." PWKD03102017