Corporation (NASDAQ: CTAS) today announced that J. Phillip Holloman
has informed the company of his intention to retire as President and
Chief Operating Officer effective July 31, 2018.
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Mr. Holloman has been with Cintas for 22 years and has held many
positions including Vice President of Engineering/Construction, Vice
President of Distribution/Production Planning, Executive Champion of Six
Sigma Initiatives, Senior Vice President of Global Supply Chain
Management, Rental Division President & COO and President & COO. Mr.
Holloman is a founding member of Cintas’ Diversity Committee and also
received the Excalibur Award, the company’s highest award reserved for
business executives who demonstrate excellence during their tenure.
Mr. Holloman is also the recipient of numerous external awards and
recognition. In 2009, he was recognized in Black Enterprise magazine as
one of the “100 Most Powerful Executives in Corporate America.” He
received an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Wilberforce
University; was a 2010 Cincinnati “Men of Honor, A Salute to African
American Men” award recipient and received the Merlin Pope, Jr.
Diversity Leadership Award in 2012. Mr. Holloman was named a University
of Cincinnati Kautz Alumni Master in 2012 as well.
Mr. Holloman serves as a member of the Board of Directors for Rockwell
Automation; serves on the Business School Advisory Board for Florida A&M
University and on the Advisory Boards for the Business School and the
College of Engineering and Applied Sciences for the University of
Cincinnati; is a Board Member of the Urban League of Greater Cincinnati;
serves on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of the
Cincinnati Center City Development Corporation (3CDC); serves on the
University of Cincinnati Foundation’s Diversity and Inclusion Advisory
Council; and serves on the Advisory Board of the Middletown, Ohio Teen
“I thank Phillip for the tremendous contributions he has made during his
many years with Cintas. Those of us who have had the privilege of
working with Phillip know that Cintas is a better company because of him
and he will be missed,” said Scott D. Farmer, Chairman and Chief
With Mr. Holloman’s departure, the company is reorganizing its top
executives. Todd Schneider, currently President & COO of the Rental
Division, has been promoted to the newly created role of Executive Vice
President & COO. Michael Thompson, currently Senior Vice President &
Chief Information Officer is being promoted to the newly created role of
Executive Vice President & Chief Administrative Officer. J. Michael
Hansen, currently Senior Vice President & CFO, is being promoted to the
newly created role of Executive Vice President & CFO.
About Cintas Corporation:
Cintas Corporation helps more than 1 million businesses of all types and
sizes get Ready® to open their doors with confidence every day by
providing a wide range of products and services that enhance our
customers’ image and help keep their facilities and employees clean,
safe and looking their best. With products and services including
uniforms, floor care, restroom supplies, first aid and safety products,
fire extinguishers and testing, and safety and compliance training,
Cintas helps customers get Ready for the Workday®. Headquartered
in Cincinnati, Cintas is a publicly held Fortune 500 company traded over
the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol CTAS and is a component
of the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index.
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