TricorBraun has announced that Court Carruthers will begin his role as the company's president and CEO on October 30, 2017.
For the last two years, Carruthers worked with AEA Investors LP and has served on TricoBraun's board of directors since AEA's purchase of the packaging solutions company. Prior to this, Carruthers spent 13 years with W.W. Grainger Inc, and additional time with US Foods, Ryerson Holding Corp and Follett Corporation.
Tom Pryma, partner at AEA Investors, said, "For someone of Court's caliber to join TricorBraun is a testament to the strength and potential of the company. He has an exceptional track record of success in distribution businesses around the world by driving profitable growth, accelerating digital initiatives, and building high-performing teams. We are excited to support him and the team in executing our shared vision for the future, which includes ambitious plans for organic and acquisition-based growth."
Carruthers added, "This is a great time to be joining TricorBraun and I am honored to lead the company into its next stage of growth. My main focus is helping our team deliver increased innovation, value, and efficiency for our customers and supplier partners, along with growth for our team members and shareholders. I am excited to get started."