John G. Chironna Joins MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. As Vice President Investor Relations & Treasurer
Melville, NY -- MSC Industrial Direct Co., a large distributor of Metalworking and Maintenance, Repair and Operations ("MRO") supplies to industrial customers throughout the United States, today announced that John G. Chironna has joined the Company as Vice President, Investor Relations & Treasurer. In this role, he will manage and coordinate all communication of the Company's financial results and serve as the primary point of contact to the banking, analyst and investor communities. Mr. Chironna will report to Jeffrey Kaczka, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. He succeeds Shelley Boxer, who has retired after 19 successful years with MSC to spend more time with his family.
Mr. Chironna brings more than 25 years of financial and accounting experience and spent the last 15 years developing and executing global investor relations strategies at Tyco and ABB Ltd. At ABB, Mr. Chironna guided the $40 billion market cap company through its U.S. listing, developed an award-winning investor relations program and significantly increased holdings by North American investors. Mr. Chironna began his career at Arthur Anderson & Co. where he obtained his CPA certification.
Mr. Kaczka commented, "We are thrilled to have John join the MSC team. He has a proven track record of applying his extensive financial experience to effectively communicating and developing relationships with new and existing investors. MSC has a long history of delivering value for shareholders and we are fortunate to have a professional of John's caliber leading our investor relations and treasury efforts going forward."