Schultz Joins S.P. Richards

Schultz Joins S.P. Richards

US business products wholesaler SP Richards (SPR) has announced the appointment of Steve Schultz as EVP, effective 18 February.

Based in Atlanta (GA), Schultz will assume responsibilities for SPR’s janitorial and safety businesses including Safety Zone, Impact Products, Garland C Norris, as well as the Facility, Breakroom & Safety division within the company’s core wholesale business.

Schultz is an experienced B2B manufacturing and distribution executive with 25 years’ industry experience. He joins SPR from hygiene solutions vendor GOJO Industries, where he was President & COO of North American & International Businesses.

Commenting on the appointment, SP Richards CEO Rick Toppin said: “We are delighted to welcome Steve to SP Richards and are confident that his impressive track record of leadership and experience will accelerate our positive momentum, help us find new and improved ways to serve our valued customers, and forge an even stronger future.”

Schultz added: “SP Richards is in a fantastic position to benefit from favorable market dynamics and significant growth opportunities in the jan/san, safety and security, and facilities breakroom categories.” - (OPI)