FRANKLIN, TN – November 19, 2020 – OMNIA Partners announced today that it has appointed Debra S. Oler to its board of directors effective November 1, 2020.
Oler has over 40 years of experience, including as President of North American Sales and Services for W.W. Grainger until 2019. In this role, she integrated Grainger’s US and Canadian businesses into a comprehensive model. As President of Grainger US from 2014-2017, Oler designed and executed Grainger’s first vertical P&L segmentation with supporting go-to-market strategy, tools, and training. She was also part of the small executive team that created and launched a new competitive pricing structure and rollout covering 1.7M products. As part of the Executive Leadership Team, she gained extensive experience with investor and analyst communication.
Prior to Grainger, Oler served as Alliant Foodservice Inc.’s first female P&L leader as President of the Chicago operating business.
She was named a 2019 Most Influential Corporate Director by WomenInc. magazine.
"We are excited to welcome Deb to the OMNIA Partners’ board," said Todd Abner, president and CEO. "She joins OMNIA Partners at an exciting time as we continue to execute our strategy to drive value to both our public sector and private sector customers and supplier partners. Her decades of leadership in key areas complements the current skills and experiences of our board, and we are confident she will provide valuable perspectives. We look forward to her contributions and are excited she chose OMNIA Partners."