Core-Mark Appoints 3 Executives

Positions fill as company looks to grow
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SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- Core-Mark, a fresh and broad-line supply company supporting the convenience retail industry, recently promoted three executives.

William Stein has been named to the new position of senior vice president of enterprise growth, with responsibility for overseeing and executing on Core-Mark’s growth strategies, including those related to market share expansion; helping customers grow their sales profitability; and executing on Core-Mark’s category management initiatives. Stein previously was senior vice president of Eastern Divisions.

Christopher Hobson has been named senior vice president of Eastern Divisions, succeeding Stein and moving from overseeing Core-Mark’s Western Divisions.

Alan Thomas is now senior vice president of Western Divisions, succeeding Hobson and moving up from his previous role of division president of the company’s Corona, Calif., division.

“Today’s appointments position three outstanding Core-Mark leaders to leverage their strengths in driving the company forward in 2019 and beyond,” said Scott McPherson, president and CEO. “All together, these moves position Core-Mark to further enhance innovation and best-in-class service to our customers and to execute on market share expansion opportunities across North America, while continuing to leverage our cost structure and enhance shareholder value.”

Core-Mark is a marketer of fresh and broad-line supply solutions for the convenience retail industry in North America. Founded in 1888, Core-Mark offers a range of products, marketing programs and technologies to more than 44,000 customer locations in the U.S. and Canada through 32 distribution centers (excluding two distribution facilities Core-Mark 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.

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