Owens & Minor names new board member
Gwen Bingham is a retired three-star U.S. Army lieutenant general.
Mechanicsville-based Fortune 500 medical supply distribution company Owens & Minor Inc. has appointed retired U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Gwendolyn “Gwen” Bingham to its board of directors, effective March 5.
Bingham is a retired three-star U.S. Army lieutenant general and most recently was the Department of the Army’s assistant chief of staff for installation management, providing policy, programs and resourcing expertise for 156 Army installations. She has served in military leadership positions in the U.S. and overseas.
She received the 2018 Ellis Island Medal of Honor and the 2018 Women in Defense Service to the Flag award. Bingham earned a master’s degree in national defense strategy and resources from the National Defense University, and her master’s degree in management from Central Michigan University. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Alabama.
Owens & Minor was founded in 1882 and has distribution, production, customer service and sales facilities in the Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America and North America. It employs more than 17,000 people and sells medical supplies to customers in 90 countries.