S.P. Richards’ Brian McGill promoted to Vice President and Chief Information Officer3 Feb, 2011
S.P. Richards’ Brian McGill promoted to Vice President and Chief Information Officer
Atlanta, GA (January, 2011) - S.P. Richards Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Genuine Parts Company and leading wholesale distributor of business and office supplies, announces that Brian McGill was promoted to Vice President and Chief Information Officer.
McGill joined S.P. Richards Company as a programmer in 1987 and took on several positions of increasing responsibility, most recently holding the title of Vice President, Information Systems.
In his new role, McGill will oversee the organization’s entire IT infrastructure. He will report to Chairman and CEO Wayne Beacham who said, “Brian has helped guide the company through a number of key strategic initiatives during his career here at S.P. Richards. He has an inherent understanding of our customers’ needs and has the experience and skill set to help steer our future IT development efforts.”
McGill added, “I am excited for the opportunity to continue bringing innovative solutions to our customers. We’re committed to developing and leveraging the right technology tools to help our dealers compete and succeed in the marketplace.” McGill holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Georgia State University.
S.P. Richards Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Genuine Parts Company (GPC: NYSE), distributes a wide spectrum of business products to office products resellers throughout the U.S. and Canada. These products include consumable office supplies, office furniture, computer supplies, consumer electronics, cleaning and breakroom supplies from all of the major industry manufacturers. S.P. Richards Company markets several private label lines under the brand names of Lorell, Integra, Sparco, Genuine Joe, Nature Saver, Compucessory, Elite Image and Business Source. The company operates 44 Distribution Centers in the United States and Canada.
Genuine Parts Company is a distributor of automotive replacement parts in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. The Company also distributes industrial replacement parts in the U.S. and Canada through its Motion Industries subsidiary. S. P. Richards Company, the Office Products Group, distributes business products nationwide in the U.S. and in Canada. The Electrical/Electronic Group, EIS, Inc., distributes electrical and electronic components throughout the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Genuine Parts Company had 2009 revenues of $10.1 billion.