BOUCHERVILLE, Quebec – Uni-Select's board of directors has appointed Henry Buckley as the company's new chief operating officer (COO) reporting to Richard Roy, president and CEO.
As part of his
will assume responsibility for the management of Uni-Select Canada, Uni-Select USA Inc. and FinishMaster Inc.
, with a focus on accelerating sales growth and supply chain optimization.
has more than 30 years of experience gained from management roles in industrial distribution both in the U.S. and Canada.
Most recently, he was vice president for specialty brand companies and mergers and acquisitions for W.W. Grainger Inc.
Buckley holds a masters in business administration from Queen's University.
"I wish to express full confidence in Mr. Buckley
, a highly experienced and talented manager who has demonstrated a great ability to deal with high-growth businesses and who will be able to pursue the corporation's strategic objectives with a view to increasing shareholder value," said Roy. I believe his
skill set, in particular his
leadership capabilities, will be extremely valuable for Uni-Select
as we continue to grow our business."