DALLAS, Sept. 11 -- Kinko's, Inc., has announced the promotion of three executives, including the creation of two new EVP/CXO titles.
-- Daniel J. (Dan) Connors assumes the newly created role of executive vice president and chief administrative officer. In this position, Mr. Connors will oversee Kinko's strategy, purchasing, asset management, pricing, technology and legal functions. Mr. Connors was previously Kinko's senior vice president of corporate strategy and acting chief information officer. Prior to joining Kinko's, Mr. Connors held executive positions at HQ Global Workplaces, Bain & Company, and Wang Laboratories. He holds law degrees from Georgetown University and The Ohio State University, and an MBA from The Wharton School. He earned an undergraduate degree in finance from the University of Notre Dame.
-- Paul Rostron becomes executive vice president and chief people officer, also a new position. He has responsibility for Kinko's people strategies, including compensation, benefits, human resource systems, recruiting, management and organizational development, team member relations and corporate communications. He was previously senior vice president of human resources. Mr. Rostron previously held executive HR positions at Gateway Computers and Abbott Laboratories. He completed his bachelor of science degree in marketing at Illinois State University and his master of business administration from the University of Illinois.
-- Mark Seals has been promoted to executive vice president of operations. In this role, Mr. Seals will oversee operations, retail sales, real estate and marketing functions. He joined Kinko's as senior vice president of international, a role he will maintain on an interim basis until a replacement is selected. He replaces former EVP Susan B. Parks. Mr. Seals' career prior to joining Kinko's includes executive positions with Anheuser Busch and PepsiCo. He holds a master of business administration and a master of arts in political science from Indiana University and received his undergraduate degree from the University of Missouri.
"These promotions reflect the company's belief in the role each of these executives play in Kinko's success and the depth of talent that exists within our management team," said Gary Kusin, Kinko's president and chief executive officer. "Their contributions continue to make us the leader in business services and document solutions."
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