Office supplies manufacturer United Stationers Inc., based in Deerfield, announced Paul Barrett will serve as chief operating officer industrial effective immediately.
"Paul has been president of our janitorial and sanitation business, and recently president of national and strategic accounts. I have the utmost confidence in Paul's proven ability to lead growth organizations, leverage collaboration with our shared services, and build a strong culture in our industrial business," said Cody Phipps, president and chief executive officer.
In addition, the company appointed Christian Wiltrout general manager industrial, and Mark Prox as divisional senior vice president of operations and location leader for the industrial business in Tulsa. They will report to Barrett.