Kinkos Names Mark Blinn As Vice President of Treasury and Tax
Press release from the issuing company
DALLAS - Sept. 24, 2002 - Kinko's, Inc., the leading provider of document solutions and business services, today announced the addition of Mark Blinn as vice president of treasury and tax.
In this role, Blinn will oversee Kinko's treasury, tax and commercial account services functions. He will report directly to Bill Benac, Kinko's chief financial officer.
"Mark's impressive background and strong financial expertise will add tremendous depth and strength to Kinko's financial management team," said Bill Benac, Kinko's chief financial officer. "His diverse financial management and executive leadership experience will be instrumental in helping Kinko's identify opportunities for process improvements and system enhancements."
Prior to joining Kinko's, Blinn held a variety of positions for Centex Corporation, one of the nation's largest homebuilders, including vice president and chief accounting officer and managing director of corporate finance. While at Centex, he enhanced compliance and improved reporting and closing processes. In addition, Blinn developed a number of highly successful financial vehicles, as well as a company-wide hedging program.
Preceding Centex, Blinn served as senior vice president/treasurer of FIRSTPLUS Financial Group, PLC; division manager over corporate strategy and strategic development for Dallas-based EDS; and vice president of Commercial Capital Funding, Inc. Additionally, he spent four years as an attorney at Smith, Barshop, Stoffer and Millsap, representing large-scale financial institutions and a number of foreign-based companies as legal counsel.
Blinn earned his bachelor's degree, MBA and juris doctorate from Southern Methodist University in Dallas. He is a CFA charter holder and serves as a member of the State Bar Association of Texas. Blinn is active in the Dallas community, serving on the investment committee for the Dallas Symphony Foundation, as well as the board of directors for the Dallas Center for Nonprofit Management and The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
Kinko's is the world's leading provider of document solutions and business services. Its global network of more than 20,000 team members and 1,100 digitally connected locations offers access to technology for color printing, finishing and presentation services, Internet access, videoconferencing, outsourcing, facilities management, Web-based printing, and document management solutions. Dallas-based Kinko's is a privately held corporation with locations in nine countries. For more information, please visit www.kinkos.com.
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