RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Owens & Minor, Inc. (NYSE: OMI) is pleased to announce that Erika T.
Davis, Senior Vice President & Chief Administrative Officer of Owens &
Minor, was named to Savoy Magazine's list of the 2016 Top
Influential Women in Corporate America. Savoy's list is considered
to be the definitive accounting of African American Women who hold
leadership positions in U.S. corporations across a wide range of
industries. According to Savoy, these women "embody talent, leadership
and grace while executing critical roles" in their companies.
As Senior Vice President & Chief Administrative Officer of Owens &
Minor, a global healthcare services company, Davis is responsible for
global customer engagement and shared services. She has responsibility
for assessing, designing, and implementing best-in-class customer
service capabilities on a global platform. She also leads the company's
Program Management Office. The highest ranking woman at Owens & Minor,
Davis works closely with the company's board of directors and assists
the President & Chief Executive Officer in developing strategy and
ensuring collaboration among the senior leaders in pursuit of the
company's strategic initiatives.
"The Savoy 2016 Top Influential Women in Corporate America issue
is an essential list of African American Women executives achieving
tremendous professional success," said L.P. Green, II, Publisher of Savoy
Magazine. "Savoy is proud to celebrate these African American Women
executives, leading global corporations impacting our communities and
the world in important ways."
Immediately prior to her current assignment, Davis was Senior Vice
President & Chief of Staff of Owens & Minor, where she was charged with
assisting the President & Chief Executive Officer in developing strategy
and ensuring collaboration among the senior leaders as the company
launched new strategic initiatives. Before this assignment, Davis was
Senior Vice President, Administration & Operations, where she led a team
of more than 4,000 operations teammates and oversaw the company's
nationwide medical supply distribution network. A specialist in Human
Resources and managing teammate relations, Davis also spent more than a
decade as the company's Human Resources leader.
Selection of the Top Influential Women in Corporate America began
with an examination of the landscape of spheres of influence impacting Savoy's
readership including: corporate sector influence, scholastic
achievement, career growth, community outreach and recognition. The
information received from over 500 prospective candidates in diverse
fields was pre-screened by the selection committee that included the Savoy
editorial board and community leaders with representatives from academic
and business arenas. The committee reviewed information on executives in
human resources, information, real estate, finance, investment banking,
diversity, foundations, procurement, business development, marketing,
sales, health care, manufacturing and legal. After reviewing all of the
profiles, the field of candidates was narrowed to the 2016 Top
Influential Women listing based upon their exemplary record of
accomplishments and influence while working to better their community
and inspire others.
For more information regarding the Savoy Top Influential Women in
Corporate America visit http://savoynetwork.com/2016-top-influential-women/
to view the 2016 Top Influential Women in Corporate America full list
along with individual profiles of each executive.
About Savoy From
entertainment to sports, business to politics, design to style, Savoy is
a cultural catalyst for the African-American community—a magazine that
showcases and drives positive dialogue on and about black culture. With
its unique mix of stunning photography from major events, in-depth
reporting, and social commentary, Savoy accelerates ideas and images to
center stage. Each issue, Savoy is an unrivaled media event that reaches
the progressive, modern and sophisticated African-American consumer who
demands the best in news coverage and that their voice is heard.
Owens & Minor, Inc. (NYSE: OMI)
is a global healthcare services company dedicated to Connecting the
World of Medical Products to the Point of CareSM
by providing vital supply chain services to healthcare providers and
manufacturers of healthcare products. Owens & Minor provides logistics
services across the spectrum of medical products from disposable medical
supplies to devices and implants. With logistics platforms strategically
located in the United States and Europe, Owens & Minor serves markets
where three quarters of global healthcare spending occurs. Owens &
Minor's customers span the healthcare market from independent hospitals
to large integrated healthcare networks, as well as group purchasing
organizations, healthcare products manufacturers, and the federal
government. A FORTUNE 500 company, Owens & Minor is headquartered in
Richmond, Virginia, and has annualized revenues exceeding $9 billion.
For more information about Owens & Minor, visit owens-minor.com,
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Owens & Minor, Inc.
Trudi Allcott, 804-723-7555
Investor & Media Relations
Source: Owens & Minor, Inc.
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