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Fortier Names New Chief Operating Officer

David Ward will become chief operating officer for Fortier Inc., effective June 4. The news of Ward’s impending arrival comes after Fortier announced  Rick Pittman will step down from his role as president and CEO, effective May 31.

Ward most recently served as senior manager of logistics for Nexeo Solutions in Houston.

Fortier is an Arkansas-based foodservice equipment and supplies dealer that serves the convenience store industry.