GPA announces Senior V.P. Of Operations & Finance – Don Granholm
Monday, October 05, 2009
Press release from the issuing company
Chicago, IL – GPA is proud to announce that Don Granholm has joined GPA in the capacity of Senior Vice President of Operations and Finance. In this newly created role, Don will have overall responsibility for GPA's operations and finances including purchasing, merchandising, information technology, human resources, telecommunications and GPA's local and national distribution centers.
Don comes to GPA with an impressive background in operations including three years as Vice President of Supply Management at Nashua Corporation, thirteen years at DHL Worldwide Express in various planning and logistics functions, and twelve years at United Airlines in specialized management roles.
"I am extremely excited about Don joining GPA as Senior Vice President of Operations and Finance. Don's extensive background in operations and logistics management make him a very valuable addition to the GPA team. I am confident that Don will help GPA further enhance the industry-leading service that has positioned us as a market leader in providing specialty substrate solutions to the Graphic Arts Industry," said GPA President Mike Ratcliff.
Don received his B.S. and M.A. degrees in Economics from Northern Illinois University. He is a member of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professions, as well as the National Association for Business Economics.