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MSC Appoints Chief People Officer

Kari Heerdt will oversee the company's associate and community relations and human resources functions.

Melville, NY-based MSC Industrial Supply Co. (NYSE: MSM), a distributor of metalworking and MRO supplies, has appointed Kari Heerdt as the company’s chief people officer. Heerdt will oversee the company’s associate relations, community relations and human resources function.

Prior to MSC, Heerdt served as a partner at Aon Hewitt, a human resources consulting firm, where she oversaw one of the company’s largest client relationships.

“The addition of Kari as our Chief People Officer marks a critical step for MSC as we continue to transform the company for the future,” said Erik Gershwind, president and CEO of MSC Industrial Supply.

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