John served as Regional Vice President – North Region for Veritiv, from July 2014 until being named to his current role in December 2015. He has more than 25 years of experience in the distribution industry. John began his career in 1987 as a sales trainee at a Unisource predecessor company and progressed to sales management before being promoted to a division manager, where he was responsible for several divisions. He then joined xpedx in 1999 and served as a division manager in Philadelphia and Harrisburg. John was promoted to Group Vice President, and in 2011, joined the xpedx corporate team in Loveland as Executive Vice President for Operations and Supply Chain. He also served as Area Executive Vice President of xpedx’s Central Region prior to the merger.
John earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from Alvernia University in Reading, Pa.