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December 15, 2016 at 12:43 PM EST

Erika T. Davis of Owens & Minor is Named to Savoy Magazine's 2016 Top Influential Women in Corporate America

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, follow @Owens_Minor on Twitter, and connect on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/owens-&-minor.

Owens & Minor, Inc.
Trudi Allcott, 804-723-7555
Director, Investor & Media Relations

Source: Owens & Minor, Inc.

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