PITTSBURGH — WESCO International, No. 5 on Industrial Distribution's 2016 Big 50 List, on Monday announced the appointment of David S. (Dave) Schulz as its Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective Oct. 17.
Schulz, 51, brings 20 years of public company experience in finance and operations management to WESCO. After 15 years in financial leadership roles with Procter & Gamble and the J. M. Smucker Company, he joined Armstrong World Industries in 2011 as Vice President - Finance of the Armstrong Building Products division. He was named Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in 2013. Most recently, Mr. Schulz was the Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Armstrong Flooring, Inc., overseeing Asia Pacific sales and operations, investor relations, and strategic matters, including mergers and acquisitions.
Mr. Schulz began his career as an officer in the United States Marine Corps. He holds a bachelor's degree in Finance from Villanova University and a master's degree in Management from the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School.
Mr. John J. Engel, WESCO's Chairman and CEO stated: "Dave is a seasoned public company CFO with strong financial and operational experience in multiple industries. He is an excellent addition to our executive management team and will help us accelerate our One WESCO strategy, execute our growth initiatives and deliver our financial targets."