Management

P. Cody Phipps
Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer

P. Cody Phipps, 55, joined Owens & Minor as its President & Chief Executive Officer effective July 1, 2015. He was named Chairman of the Board of Owens & Minor in May 2017. He most recently served as President & Chief Executive Officer of Essendant, Inc. (formerly United Stationers Inc.) from 2011 to 2015. He served as Essendant’s President from 2006 to 2011 and as Senior Vice President, Operations from 2003 to 2006. Previously, he was a Partner at McKinsey & Company, Inc., where he co-founded and led its Service Strategy and Operations Initiative, which focused on driving operational improvements in complex service and logistics environments. During his tenure at McKinsey, Mr. Phipps provided consulting services to a range of corporate clients across a diverse set of industries, including retail, manufacturing and healthcare. He formerly served on the board of directors of Con-way, Inc. and currently serves on the board of directors of R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company. Mr. Phipps has been a director of the Company since 2015.

Charles C. Colpo
Senior Vice President, Strategic Relationships

Senior Vice President, Strategic Relationships since May 2018. Mr. Colpo was assigned to operational oversight of Owens & Minor Europe in 2014. He served as Senior Vice President, Strategic Relationships from August 2013 to May 2016. From March 2012 until August 2013, Mr. Colpo served as Senior Vice President, Operations. Prior to that, Mr. Colpo served as Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer from 2010 to 2012. Mr. Colpo served as Executive Vice President, Administration from 2008 until 2010 and as Senior Vice President, Operations, from 1999 until 2008. He has been with the company since 1981.

Erika T. Davis
Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer

Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer since October 2016. From August 2015 to October 2016, Ms. Davis served as Senior Vice President & Corporate Chief of Staff. Prior to that Ms. Davis served as Senior Vice President, Administration & Operations from August 2013 to August 2015.  Prior to that, Ms. Davis served as Senior Vice President, Human Resources, from 2001 until August 2013. Ms. Davis has been with the company since 1993.

Jonathan A. Leon
Senior Vice President, Corporate Treasurer

Mr. Leon was named Senior Vice President, Corporate Treasurer of Owens & Minor in May 2018. Prior to that, he served as Vice President, Treasurer, after joining Owens & Minor in January of 2017. Before joining Owens & Minor, Mr. Leon worked for the Brinks Company for nine years, beginning in 2008, where he served as Treasurer. He has extensive experience in treasury management. Mr. Leon earned his degree at the University of Connecticut.

Geoff Marlatt
Senior Vice President, Manufacturer Services

Senior Vice President, Manufacturer Services since September 2014. From 2012 to 2014, Mr. Marlatt served as Regional Vice President, Provider Services, West Region.  Prior to that, Mr. Marlatt served as Vice President, OM Solutions from 2006 to 2012. Before joining Owens & Minor in 2006, Mr. Marlatt held leadership positions with McKesson, Johnson & Johnson Ethicon, Medtronic and the Global Healthcare Exchange.

Stuart Morris-Hipkins
President, Global Solutions

Executive Vice President, Global Manufacturer Services since joining Owens & Minor in March 2017.  A senior executive with more than 20 years of global leadership experience, Mr. Morris-Hipkins previously worked for Smith and Nephew, PLC, where he most recently served as Senior Vice President and General Manager from 2014 to 2017.  Prior to that, he worked for Smiths Group, PLC, where he held a number of positions including the most recent role of Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing for Smiths Medical from 2010 to 2014. From 2008 to 2010, Mr. Morris-Hipkins was President, Smiths Medical North America. At Owens & Minor, Mr. Morris-Hipkins is responsible for the company’s domestic and international manufacturer services business, strategic supply management, and global sourcing.

 

Shana C. Neal
SVP, Chief Human Resources Officer

SVP, Chief Human Resources Officer since joining Owens & Minor in 2018. A global Human Resources professional, Ms. Neal worked for Becton Dickinson (BD), where she most recently served as Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Life Sciences Segment, a $4B+ global business unit. Additionally, Ms. Neal led the organization and talent integration for BD’s acquisitions of Bard and CareFusion. Over the course of her career, she has acquired experience in the medical device industry, global manufacturing, and mergers & acquisitions. She developed a proven track record of success in change management, performance management, executive coaching, and building and executing growth strategies.

Nicholas J. Pace
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary since May 2018. After joining Owens & Minor in 2016, Mr. Pace served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary. He was promoted to Executive Vice President in May 2018. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Pace served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary of Landmark Health, LLC from July-December 2015.  From January 2014 to July 2015, he served in simultaneous roles of Senior Vice President, Strategy & General Counsel of Landmark Health, LLC and Executive Vice President, Corporate Development & General Counsel of Avalon Health Services, LLC, two healthcare companies sponsored by the private equity firm Francisco Partners. From March to October 2013, Mr. Pace served as Executive Vice President, Operations & Compliance for Health Diagnostic Laboratory, Inc., which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in June 2015. Prior to that role, he served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary of Amerigroup Corporation, where he worked from 2006-2013. 
Robert K. Snead
Group Vice President of Finance - Global Solutions & Interim Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Snead assumed the additional role of Interim Chief Financial Officer of Owens & Minor, effective June 1, 2018. He also serves as Group Vice President of Finance—Global Solutions. After joining Owens & Minor as Vice President of Corporate Development in 2010, Mr. Snead assumed roles of increasing responsibility in strategic planning, corporate development and later as treasurer of the company. Prior to joining Owens & Minor, Mr. Snead served as a director in the mergers and acquisitions group of Barclays Capital in New York. Mr. Snead earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia and a master’s in business administration from Columbia Business School.