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Kirk Armstrong

Vice President, Distribution and Supply Chain Innovation


In October 2019, Kirk joined Ace Hardware as the Vice President of Distribution and Supply Chain Innovation. Kirk is responsible for Ace's distribution, traffic and Corporate engineering operations.

Kirk joins Ace Hardware from Owens & Minor, a leading Healthcare distributor and solutions provider, where he served as Senior Vice President, Operations and Supply Chain. From 2003 to 2011, Kirk worked at Essendant, a business products distributor, in several senior Distribution Operations and Logistics positions. Prior to joining Essendant, Kirk spent 13 years at Grainger in positions of increasing responsibility, lastly as Region Vice President, Distribution Operations.

Kirk holds a bachelor degree in Management from the State University of New York at Plattsburgh and a Master of Science in International Logistics from Georgia Tech.