RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Owens & Minor, Inc. (NYSE: OMI) is pleased to announce the hiring of David Myers as SVP & Chief Procurement Officer. Myers is the most recent example of Owens & Minor’s commitment to strengthening its team with experienced industry leaders who deliver value and drive results.
In his role, Myers will be responsible for leading global procurement, supplier relations, supplier effectiveness, category management, and the company’s Group Purchasing Organization (GPO) team.
Myers brings nearly 30 years of experience in the healthcare and supply chain management industry including leadership roles in sales, marketing and customer relationship management. Prior to joining Owens & Minor, Myers spent 20 years at Seneca Medical, which later became Concordance Healthcare Solutions, in Tiffin, Ohio, where he served as President & COO. Myers is a current board member and past board chair with the Health Industry Distributors Association (HIDA). He frequently speaks on the healthcare and supply chain management sector at several universities, including the University of Toledo and Bowling Green State University.
“David brings a unique skillset with him after a career spent in various leadership positions in the healthcare industry,” said Mark Zacur, EVP & Chief Commercial Officer. “He’s helped lead companies through times of transition, and we know that his expertise will be an asset to the future of Owens & Minor.”
Myers will fill Zacur’s former position, as he was recently promoted to EVP & Chief Commercial Officer. Myers will report to Zacur, who reports directly to Ed Pesicka, President & CEO.
About Owens & Minor
Owens & Minor, Inc. (NYSE: OMI) is a global healthcare solutions company with integrated technologies, products, and services aligned to deliver significant and sustained value for healthcare providers and manufacturers across the continuum of care. With 17,000 dedicated teammates serving healthcare industry customers in 90 countries, Owens & Minor helps to reduce total costs across the supply chain by optimizing episode and point of care performance, freeing up capital and clinical resources, and managing contracts to optimize financial performance. A FORTUNE 500 company, Owens & Minor was founded in 1882 in Richmond, Virginia, where it remains headquartered today. The company has distribution, production, customer service and sales facilities located across the Asia Pacific region, Europe, Latin America, and North America. For more information about Owens & Minor, visit owens-minor.com, follow @Owens_Minor on Twitter, and connect on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/owens-&-minor.