Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / G&K Services appoints Tracy Jokinen as CFO
G&K Services appoints Tracy Jokinen as CFO
22
Apr '14
G&K Services, Inc. announced it has selected Tracy C. Jokinen as the company’s next Chief Financial Officer, effective June 29, 2014. Jokinen will succeed Jeffrey L. Wright, who announced his planned retirement last October.
 
Jokinen joins G&K from the Valspar Corporation, a global manufacturer of paints and coatings, where she worked for 22 years in positions of increasing responsibility within the company’s finance organization. Most recently, she served as Valspar’s Vice President, Corporate Finance, where she led the company’s tax, treasury, investor relations, internal audit, operations finance, and corporate accounting functions. Her previous positions at Valspar included Vice President, Finance & Strategy, and Vice President, Corporate Controller & Chief Accounting Officer. She holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Saint Cloud State University.
 
“Tracy is a respected finance leader, who will be a terrific addition to G&K’s executive team,” said Douglas A. Milroy, Chief Executive Officer. “Tracy brings the right combination of financial expertise, strategic perspective, and proven leadership to help G&K continue to advance our Game Plan and deliver profitable growth.”
 
G&K’s current Chief Financial Officer, Jeffrey L. Wright, will continue in his position through June 28, 2014, after which he will remain with the company through a short transition period.
 
“I’d once again like to thank Jeff for his 15 years of leadership at G&K and for his support ensuring a smooth transition,” continued Milroy. “We wish Jeff and his family all the best in his retirement.”
 
About G&K Services, Inc.
G&K Services, Inc. is a service-focused market leader of branded uniform and facility services programs in the United States, and is the largest such provider in Canada. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, G&K Services has nearly 7,800 employees serving approximately 170,000 customers from 160 facilities in North America. 

G&K Services

Must ReadView All

Apparel/Garments | On 28th Sep 2016

CMAI inks MoU with Chinese textile trade body CCCT

Indian apex clothing association, the Clothing Manufacturers...

Textiles | On 28th Sep 2016

India sees largest gain on WEF’s Competitiveness Index

India has shown the largest gain made by any country on the World...

Textiles | On 28th Sep 2016

Oerlikon to show new yarns and fibres at ITMA+CITME expo

The Oerlikon Manmade Fibers segment, the world market leader for...

Interviews View All

Pinkesh Jain
Everflow Petrofils Ltd

Abhishek Ganguly
Puma India

Sonia Agarwal
Whitenife

Steve Cole
Xerium Technologies

Steve Cole of Xerium Technologies discusses the industry. Xerium is the...

Mark Paterson
Technical Absorbents Ltd

Mark Paterson, R&D manager of Technical Absorbents Ltd talks about Super...

Suresh Patel
Sidwin Fabric

Sidwin Fabric is a manufacturer and exporter of polypropylene textiles and ...

Robert Brunner
Devereux

Golfwear and menswear brand Devereux is set for greener pastures. Robert...

Tony Ward
Tony Ward

"You have to truly understand what your client wants, know her needs, what ...

Bani Batra

Bani Batra’s couture wedding collection is inspired by traditional Indian...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH
September 2016

September 2016

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


Advanced Search