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Ferrandino & Son names COO

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Kevin Smith has been promoted from VP of operations.

| May 9, 2013

Farmingdale, NY: Ferrandino & Son, Inc. has promoted Kevin Smith to Chief Operating Officer.

As Chief Operating Officer, Smith’s responsibilities will encompass every aspect of the organization; including day to day operations, corporate strategy and growth initiatives.

For more than 4 years Smith served as Vice President of Operations, where his role reflected the evolving needs of the company. As Ferrandino & Son grew to become a national industry leader, the need for a Chief Operating Officer was critical. Smith’s depth of experience within the industry, as well as his tenure with Ferrandino & Son, made him the perfect candidate for this position.

“Kevin has a keen ability to understand the fluid dynamics of our industry, which is essential for our continued trajectory”, said Peter Ferrandino, president of Ferrandino & Son, Inc. “He is also astutely aware of the talent among our staff and where to position them so they can succeed personally and professionally, and help bring this company to the next level”.

Smith has 10 years of experience developing consolidation solutions, having worked with some of the nation’s largest companies across multiple vertical markets. He also has specialized knowledge in trade service Best Practices for nationally recognized companies.

 

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