SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Savage is pleased to announce that David Winder has joined the Company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Winder brings a long tenure of business management and financial acumen from his work with KPMG, Utah Department of Community and Economic Development, and financial oversight for GE Capital Bank.
“David Winder brings additional depth to the business planning and financial management capabilities of our Board of Directors,” said Allen Alexander, CEO of Savage. “We are pleased to welcome David to the Savage Board and look forward to the insights and guidance his experience will offer us.”
Mr. Winder was a certified public accountant with KPMG LLP as an employee from 1963 to 1972 and as a partner from 1972 until his retirement in 1997. Since his retirement from KPMG, Mr. Winder was Executive Director, Department of Community and Economic Development for the State of Utah from March 1997 to April 2002 and Special Assistant to the Governor of the State of Utah from April 2002 to March 2004, where he was responsible for various projects following the Olympic Games in Salt Lake City. Since November 2002, Mr. Winder also has been a consultant to various for-profit and not-for-profit organizations. Mr. Winder is currently a director and chair of the governance committee of the Board of Directors for Energy Solutions (NYSE: ES). Mr. Winder is currently a director and chair of the audit committee of GE Capital Bank, the industrial bank subsidiary of GE Capital, and of Alsco, Inc., a textile services company. Mr. Winder is a past Board president for the Utah Retirement Systems and Public Employees Health Program. He is also a founder and past chairman of the Board of Directors for the Utah chapter of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD). Mr. Winder received an A.B. degree in Social Sciences from Stanford University with highest honors.
Savage is an innovative supply chain solutions company, dedicated to creating value for customers by moving and managing critical materials and improving operational efficiency with worry-free consistency. With 150 locations and over 2,500 employees, Savage is a global leader in the creation and delivery of bundled supply chain management services that are tailored to meet the needs of customers. Savage serves many industries including: electric power generation, coal production, oil and gas, refining, agriculture, chemical, mining and manufacturing. With capabilities that span transportation, asset management and material handling and processing, Savage provides services and technology customized for each customer’s unique supply chain challenge. For further information regarding Savage, please visit www.savageservices.com.