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Veritiv Names Salvatore Abbate CEO

Other C-suite moves at Veritiv include the retirement of Mary A. Laschinger, current chairman and CEO, and the appointment of Stephen E. Macadam as chairman of the board.

Atlanta-based office product distributor Veritiv (NYSE: VRTV) announced that Salvatore A. “Sal” Abbate has been named the company’s CEO.

Current board member Stephen E. “Steve” Macadam has been named chairman of the board as Mary A. Laschinger, current chairman and CEO, is retiring from the organization. Both appointments are effective September 30, 2020.

“My tenure as Veritiv Chairman and CEO has been the pinnacle of my career,” said Laschinger. “I am tremendously proud of our employees’ exceptional work ethic, their dedication to our customers and their unwavering commitment to the company’s success. Under Sal’s and Steve’s guidance, I am confident that Veritiv will continue to flourish as they lead the organization in the next phase of its journey while building upon the values that have been the foundation of our success to date.”

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