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Owens & Minor names chief financial officer

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A Richmond-area Fortune 500 company has named a new chief financial officer.

Hanover County-based Owens & Minor Inc. has promoted Robert K. Snead to executive vice president and CFO. He had been interim CFO at the health-care solutions company since June.

Snead will report to Robert C. Sledd, the company’s chairman, interim president and CEO.

Snead joined Owens & Minor in 2010 as vice president of corporate development, increasing his responsibility and experience as he assumed additional roles, including leading strategy, investor relations, and financial planning and analysis. Snead also served as treasurer of the company, securing $1.4 billion in capital over his tenure. Most recently, he served as the company’s group vice president, finance for the global solutions strategic business unit.

Before joining Owens & Minor, Snead served as a director in the mergers and acquisitions group of Barclays Capital in New York.

Snead earned his undergraduate degree in commerce from the University of Virginia and a master’s in business administration from Columbia Business School.

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