MSG ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF NEW CEO
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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Shane J. Walker Named Chief Executive Officer
(Atlanta, GA – December 28, 2017) – Merchandising Solutions Group, Inc(MSG), a national leader in managing and providing merchandising services, today announced that the Board of Directors unanimously elected Mr. Shane J. Walker as Chief Executive Officer effective January 1, 2018. Walker will also remain a member of the Board. Walker succeeds MSG’s current CEO Rick Clark who will continue to use his expertise and skills serving the company in other areas.
“After a thorough and deliberate selection process, the Board of Directors is delighted that Shane Walker will lead MSG as we navigate through the evolving and expanding landscape of the merchandising service industry,” said a spokesperson for the Board of Directors. Furthermore, the spokesperson shared “Shane has a thorough understanding of the needs of our customers who utilizes MSG to develop and coordinate tasks while exceeding expectations when executing projects. We have no doubt that Shane is the right person to take the helm as MSG enters its 15th year. Shane always brings an A game comprised of experience, innovation, and a desire to do what is right for all MSG customers.”
“I am honored that the MSG Board of Directors chose me to follow in the footsteps of Rick Clark who led MSG for the past 14 years and who along with Karen Reeves co-founded the company in 2003” said Shane Walker. “I am also thrilled I will continue to work alongside Karen and have the ability to rely on Rick’s counsel over the years to come as Rick is knowledgeable, experienced, an industry leader and a friend. “
Shane Walker is originally from Jacksonville, Florida. He’s a graduate of Cornell University business program and earned a Business Management degree from Morris Brown College. He has served in executive positions for The Kroger Company, Coors Brewing Company, Miller-Coors Brewing Company, and Hess Oil Company. Prior to leaving Hess Oil Company Shane lead the Retail Marketing Division which generated $1.2 billion in annual revenue. Shane previously served as MSG’s Chief Sales Officer and President of the Grocery Division.
“What I truly love is to get to my office every morning, make new deals, think outside the box and improve the quality of life for others.” – Shane Walker