Core-Mark Announces Retirement of CEO Thomas B. Perkins; Board of Directors Appoints Current President and COO Scott E. McPherson to Fill CEO Role Effective June 30th
“On behalf of the Board of Directors, I’d like to express our sincere gratitude to Tom for his leadership and many accomplishments over twenty-four years of dedicated service to Core-Mark,” said
“Core-Mark is fortunate to have an executive of Scott McPherson’s caliber to succeed Tom,” Thornton continued. “Scott is a leader with vast company and industry experience. During his tenure with
“I’m very proud of what we have built at
Tom’s been a mentor, a friend and a great leader to Core-Mark. He has put the company in a terrific position to build on its industry leadership and create future value for our customers and shareholders, and I’m looking forward to working with the entire organization to deliver on the opportunity,” said McPherson. “I sincerely appreciate the Board’s confidence in me, and I have a great deal of optimism about our future.”
Core-Mark is one of the largest marketers of fresh and broad-line supply solutions to the convenience retail industry in North America. Founded in 1888, Core-Mark offers a full range of products, marketing programs and technology solutions to approximately 45,000 customer locations in the U.S. and Canada through 32 distribution centers (excluding two distribution facilities the Company operates as a third party logistics provider). Core-Mark services traditional convenience retailers, grocers, drug, liquor and specialty stores, and other stores that carry convenience products. For more information, please visit www.core-mark.com.
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