As reported in a PPB Newslink Breaking News alert on Wednesday, the board of directors for American Solutions for Business (PPAI 101656) has named Justin Zavadil president of the Glenwood, Minnesota, distributor, effective immediately. In his time with the company, Zavadil has served as a sales representative, director of vendor relations, vice president of sales, and most recently executive vice president.

“I’m extremely optimistic about the future of this company,” says Zavadil. “I’m pleased to support American’s initiative to grow top line sales and continue to improve the home office processes and efficiency. We have the best sales force and home office teams in the industry, and with our culture of employee-ownership, I truly believe that nothing can prevent us from living the American dream.”

Zavadil’s father, Larry Zavadil, is the founder and CEO of American Solutions for Business. In his youth, the younger Zavadil spent summers in the mailroom, at the warehouse or providing on-site maintenance for the growing company. A graduate of the University of Minnesota, he worked in the real estate business prior to becoming a sales associate in the Minneapolis market.

In his new role, Zavadil will manage the senior leadership team and the following home office departments: Operations, Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Strategic Operations Support, Marketing, Vendor Relations and Vertical Markets (GPO, Automotive, Financial, Retail, Franchise).