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Eric Salisbury Joins Group O as VP, Supply Chain Operations

15-May-2015

MILAN, IL — Group O, the leader in business process outsourcing solutions, announced today that it has appointed Eric Salisbury as Vice President, Supply Chain Operations.

Salisbury brings extensive supply chain leadership experience to Group O, with an emphasis on the telecommunications industry.  Previously, he served as Senior Vice President, Supply Chain and Global Contracts Administration at Anixter, a $6.5 billion global supplier of communications and security products.  He also served as Chief Operating Officer for Supply Chain Solutions, Inc. and Senior Director of Supply Chain Operations for Sprint PCS.

“As our business continues to gain momentum in the manufacturing, high tech and communications industries, it’s important that we continue to add talent and resources with relevant experience,” said Gregg Ontiveros, Group O CEO.  “Eric brings a strong track record of thought leadership and goal achievement in fast-paced supply chain environments.  That’s a perfect fit for Group O and the clients we serve.”

Salisbury holds the prestigious Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) designation from the Institute of Supply Management and the Certified Professional Contract Manager (CPCM) designation from the National Contract Managers Association. He also holds a BA in Business and Administration from Nazarene University and has served on a number of community service boards, including United Way, YMCA, YWCA, Community Crisis Center, Meals for Millions and Gift of Life.  He is based from Group O’s Rock Island, Illinois, operations center.

About Group O
Group O is a diversified business process outsourcing provider specializing in marketing, supply chain, packaging and business analytics solutions. A Corporate Plus® member of the National Minority Supplier Development Council (nmsdc.org), Group O is an NMSDC National Minority Supplier of the Year honoree and is recognized as a Top 5 Latino-owned Business by the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.  Headquartered in Milan, Illinois, and with major operations also in Iowa, Minnesota and Texas, Group O is one of the largest Hispanic-owned companies in the United States and employs more than 1,200.  To learn more, visit www.GroupO.com.

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Group O is a Top 5 Latino-owned Business and National Minority Supplier of the Year.