CertaPro Appoints Ryan Christie Project Coordinator
CertaPro Painters Commercial Services, North America’s largest commercial painting contractor, has appointed Ryan Christie to the position of Project Coordinator for the Eastern United States. In his new role at CertaPro, Christie will coordinate all of the professional painting specifications for each project in his territory, working with estimators, sales, suppliers and the client, ensuring the smooth scheduling and completion of CertaPro commercial painting projects.
Christie will work to develop and maintain CertaPro relationships with retail, hospitality and restaurant clients interested in reducing cycle time and costs on commercial painting projects. Christie received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from Brock University Ontario, Canada, and is currently working towards his PMP (Project Management Professional) designation.
Prior to joining CertaPro, Christie obtained his Can-Fit-Pro personal-trainer certification and was in a management-trainee program at GoodLife Fitness. Before that, Christie worked at Laborie Medical Technologies, a world leader in the field of Urodynamics.
Whole Foods Names Senior Global VP
Austin, Texas Whole Foods Market promoted its Southern Pacific regional president, Michael Besancon, to the newly created position of senior global VP of purchasing, distribution and marketing for the company. Besancon will be responsible for leading the development and execution of strategies for procurement, distribution and marketing of products.
Besancon began working at Whole Foods Market in 1994 when he joined the team as director of purchasing for the Southern Pacific region. He worked his way up serving in various roles, and became president of the Southern Pacific region in 2001.
A.C. Moore Names CFO
Berlin, N.J. A.C. Moore Arts & Crafts has appointed Michael G. Zawoysky to serve as executive VP and CFO. Zawoysky has served as the company’s VP of financial planning and analysis since March 2007 and acting CFO since June 2008.
Prior to joining A.C. Moore, he served in various positions with Foot Locker, Inc., most recently as executive VP and CFO of Foot Locker Europe from April 2004 to September 2006, COO of FootLocker.com from March 2003 to April 2004 and CFO of FootLocker.com from November 2000 to March 2003.