WILMINGTON, MA — UniFirst Corporation today announced that its Board of Directors has named Shane O’Connor as the company’s next Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective January 5, 2018.
Mr. O’Connor, 43, is a Certified Public Accountant and worked at UniFirst from 2005 – 2016, most recently in the role of Corporate Controller which he was promoted to in 2009. In 2016, Mr. O’Connor left UniFirst to take the role of Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Unidine Corporation, a leader in dining management services. Mr. O’Connor rejoins UniFirst to fill the role of CFO, previously held by UniFirst’s President and Chief Executive Officer, Steven Sintros.
Prior to joining UniFirst in 2005, Mr. O’Connor worked as a manager with Ernst & Young LLP in their Boston offices. Mr. O’Connor attended Clarkson University, where he earned a Masters of Business Administration in Finance, and the University of Notre Dame, where he received a Masters of Professional Accountancy. He also earned his undergraduate degree in mathematics at the State University of New York.
Headquartered in Wilmington, Mass., UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) is a North American leader in the supply and servicing of uniform and workwear programs, as well as the delivery of facility service programs. Together with its subsidiaries, the company also provides first aid and safety products, and manages specialized garment programs for the cleanroom and nuclear industries. UniFirst manufactures its own branded workwear, protective clothing, and floorcare products, and with 240 service locations, 300,000 customer locations, and 13,000 employee Team Partners, the company outfits nearly 2 million workers each business day. For more information, contact UniFirst at 800.455.7654 or visit http://www.unifirst.com.
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