Essendant Companies MEDCO, ORS Nasco Make Executive Sales Promotions

Master industrial wholesalers ORS Nasco and MEDCO Corp. — subsidiaries of Essendant — each announced appointments for new sales executive leadership that coincide with Essendant's restructuring announced in its Q4 earnings report this week.

DEERFIELD, IL — Essendant, parent company of industrial master wholesalers ORS Nasco and MEDCO Corp., is strengthening its industrial umbrella and bolstering its Executive Leadership in multiple businesses with key internal promotions that will help the organizations accelerate investments and capabilities to continually progress the value wholesale serves for customers and suppliers.

"MEDCO and ORS Nasco are experiencing tremendous success in their respective markets," said Chris Kempa, president of Essendant Industrial and ORS Nasco. "I am a believer in developing and leveraging internal talent and based on the strength of the businesses and the talent, I can leverage successful executive sales leaders to accelerate our results."

MEDCO Corp, North America’s largest combined PBE/Tool and Equipment wholesaler in the automotive aftermarket is pleased to announce the appointment of Mike Muenzer to Vice President, Sales for MEDCO, AIM Supply, AIM Fleet and Alco Tool & Supply. With this promotion, Muenzer will lead all commercial sales efforts in support of these businesses with complete P&L responsibility for the sales division.

ORS Nasco, a pure wholesale provider of industrial supplies, announces the appointment of Ben Brumfield to Vice President, Sales. With this promotion, Brumfield will lead all commercial sales efforts in support of ORS Nasco with complete P&L responsibility for the sales division.

"I look forward to the synergy created by these changes and I’m excited by the opportunity for them," Kempa said. "The market is evolving quickly and leveraging talent and scale across the Industrial businesses and Essendant enables our ability to support our customers and suppliers better than our competitors."

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