Leadership promotes talent from within to lead a growing company
SALT LAKE CITY, UT, October 18, 2023 /24-7PressRelease/ —
Alsco Uniforms is a fifth-generation family-owned and operated company founded in 1889 by George A. Steiner. Celebrating nearly 135 years in business, Alsco Uniforms provides uniform and linen laundry services and other products, such as, floor mats, first aid and restroom supplies that keep businesses clean and safe for a range of customers in the healthcare, automotive, industrial, and hospitality industries. With more than 180 locations and 16,000 employees, Alsco Uniforms provides services to over 350,000 customers in 12 countries, which makes Alsco Uniforms the largest uniform and linen company in the world. It Pays to Keep CleanTM with Alsco Uniforms.
RETIREMENT OF JIM GINNETTI:
After nearly 40 years working for Alsco Uniforms, Jim Ginnetti, Sr. Vice President of North American Operations will retire. Jim Ginnetti started and spent a significant portion of his career as the General Manager of the Los Angeles plant for the company. He was then promoted to Regional Manager over branches in the northwestern United States. In his tenure as Sr. Vice President, Jim Ginnetti helped Alsco Uniforms weather a global pandemic, historically high inflation, and unprecedented supply chain disruptions. “We’re truly grateful for the leadership Jim has provided the North American division over the past 5-years. He has dealt with more historic events in his tenure than most do in a lifetime,” stated Chief Executive Officer, Bob Steiner. “We wish him well in the next chapter of his life.”
Chief Operating Officer: Jim Kearns, current Executive Vice President, and Chief Financial Officer of Alsco Uniforms will become the Chief Operating Officer of Alsco Uniforms. This is a newly created position for Alsco’s North American Division as the company continues to focus its efforts on growth in new sales and customer retention. Jim, who has been with Alsco Uniforms for 30 years in several different positions, will assume this position immediately. “I’m very excited to follow in Jim Ginnetti’s footsteps and for the opportunity to lead the charge on our company initiatives of growth, adding more industrial and healthcare customers, developing our ESG initiatives and creating a culture of safety,” stated Jim Kearns. Jim is also currently serving as the Chairman of the TRSA, the official Association for the linen, uniform, and facility service industry.
Chief Financial Officer: Andrew Steiner, current Regional Manager of the northwestern branches of Alsco Uniforms will become the Chief Financial Officer. Andrew represents the fifth generation of the Steiner family that has owned and operated Alsco Uniforms since 1889. Andrew studied at the University of Chicago, received a Ph.D. from the University of Utah in 2013, and received a law degree from the University of Utah in 2018. He started his full-time career with Alsco in 2018 in the Alsco-Australia division. Andrew returned to the US to be the General Manager at the Alsco branch in Houston and then later was promoted to Regional Manager. Discussing this next step, Andrew said he “[is] excited for this next chapter, as we continue to write the history of the best uniform and linen service provider, worldwide.”
Bob Steiner went on to say, “These changes reflect the company’s commitment to nurturing talent from within the organization, fostering alignment, and ensuring a seamless transition in leadership. The newly appointed leaders bring a wealth of experience and dedication to their respective roles, and we are confident in their ability to lead the charge on aggressively growing the company for the foreseeable future.”
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