This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
Stocks Under $10 with 50-100% upside potential - 14 days FREE!

Owens & Minor Announces Appointment Of New Chief Financial Officer

Owens & Minor, Inc. (NYSE:OMI) announced today the appointment of Richard A. (Randy) Meier, 53, as Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer of Owens & Minor, Inc., effective March 1, 2013.

From 2010 to 2012, Meier served as Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer of Teleflex, Inc., a global provider of specialty medical devices for a range of procedures in critical care and surgery. Before joining Teleflex, he served as President & Chief Operating Officer of Advanced Medical Optics, Inc., from 2007 to 2009, when the company was acquired as a wholly owned subsidiary of Abbott Laboratories. Meier joined Advanced Medical Optics, a global ophthalmic medical device company, as Corporate Vice President & Chief Financial Officer in 2002 and continuously served as chief financial officer while simultaneously serving in a variety of finance and operations roles between 2002 and 2007. Meier also worked for Valeant Pharmaceuticals, Inc., formerly ICN Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a global pharmaceutical company, from 1998 to 2002, where he served as Executive Vice President, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, and as Treasurer.

“Randy brings a wealth of finance and operations experience to this critical Owens & Minor role,” said Craig R. Smith, President & Chief Executive Officer of Owens & Minor. “Through his career, Randy has developed a wide-ranging expertise in the healthcare industry and in managing global enterprises, which will provide solid support for Owens & Minor’s efforts to grow our business overseas.”

Prior to joining Valeant Pharmaceuticals, Meier was a senior vice president with the investment banking firm of Schroder & Co., Inc. in New York, which he joined in 1996. In the early stages of his career, Meier held various financial and banking positions at Salomon Smith Barney, Manufacturers Hanover Trust Corporation, as well as other financial and management positions at other firms. Meier will take over for Michael W. Lowry, who briefly served as Interim Chief Financial Officer & Interim Chief Accounting Officer of Owens & Minor, from February 7, 2013, until March 1, 2013. Lowry, 51, who has worked at Owens & Minor since 1988, will resume his role as Operating Vice President, Treasurer of Owens & Minor.

1 of 2

Select the service that is right for you!

COMPARE ALL SERVICES
Action Alerts PLUS
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
  • Weekly roundups
TheStreet Quant Ratings
Try it NOW
Only $49.95/yr

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
  • Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Stocks Under $10
Try it NOW

David Peltier, uncovers low dollar stocks with extraordinary upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
  • Weekly roundups
Dividend Stock Advisor
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
  • Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Real Money Pro
Try it NOW

All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.

Product Features:
  • Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
  • Intraday commentary & news
  • Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Options Profits
Try it NOW

Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • 100+ monthly options trading ideas
  • Actionable options commentary & news
  • Real-time trading community
  • Options TV
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!
DOW 16,533.76 -29.54 -0.18%
S&P 500 1,933.38 +2.71 0.14%
NASDAQ 4,368.28 -1.4930 -0.03%

Brokerage Partners

Rates from Bankrate.com

  • Mortgage
  • Credit Cards
  • Auto

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs