Friday, June 4, 2010


Wednesday, 02 June 2010
Medline Industries, Inc., the nation's largest privately held manufacturer and distributor of healthcare supplies, announced today that it has appointed Barbara Kallay as its new Senior Vice President, Human Resources. Kallay has more than 18 years of human resources experience and will be responsible for developing and leading human resource strategy including development and diversity, recruitment and selection, performance management and total rewards within Medline's business groups.

"We are delighted to welcome Barbara to the team at Medline," said David Greenberg, Medline's executive vice president of strategy. "Her experience and understanding of the human resources function will be invaluable as we grow our business both locally and globally."

Kallay joins Medline from PepsiAmericas, Inc., where she held a variety of HR leadership positions with responsibility for recruitment, compensation and benefit strategy, as well as other HR activities within PepsiAmericas various business units both locally and globally. Prior to PepsiAmericas, she worked in various Human Resources roles at Eaton Corporation and Royal Appliance Manufacturing Company.

Kallay graduated from the University of Akron with a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Management. She will officially join Medline's team on June 1, 2010.

About Medline Industries, Inc. Medline, the nation's largest privately held manufacturer and distributor of healthcare products, manufactures and distributes more than 100,000 products to hospitals, extended-care facilities, surgery centers, home care dealers and agencies and other markets. Headquartered in Mundelein, Ill., Medline has more than 800 dedicated sales representatives nationwide to support its broad product line and cost management services.
Over the past five years, Medline has been the fastest growing distributor of medical and surgical supplies in the U.S., serving as the primary distributor to over 450 major hospitals and healthcare systems. As a leading distributor, Medline offers a comprehensive array of consulting and management services encompassing the supply chain and logistics, utilization and standardization, business tools and enhanced reporting capabilities, and on-staff clinicians.
Medline has a growing network of 34 distribution centers around the country, as well as an expanding, dedicated transportation fleet with over 180 vehicles in a variety of sizes to fit customers' specific delivery needs. The fleet is equipped with the latest navigation devices for enhanced order tracking and communication. 

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