LAKE FOREST -- Stericycle, Inc. announced that Janet H. Zelenka has been appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective June 1.
Zelenka brings financial, IT and operational experience to Stericycle. She joins Stericycle after 15 years with Essendant Inc., most recently serving as Chief Financial Officer until the company's acquisition by Sycamore Partners earlier this year. While at Essendant, she also served five years in the roles of Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President of Business Integration during a transformational period for the company, six years in Vice-President roles in Finance and Pricing, and four years supporting the audit function as either Vice President and General Auditor or as a Sarbanes-Oxley consultant. Prior to Essendant, Ms. Zelenka spent 16 years at SBC/Ameritech (AT&T) in a range of IT, financial, and operational roles.
In addition to Zelenka, Stericycle announced the addition of two new executives as part of the final phase of a formal plan to ensure the Company has a senior leadership team with the skills and experiences necessary to drive future performance and a successful business transformation.
Dominic Culotta joined the executive team in the newly created role of Executive Vice President and Chief Engineer. Culotta brings more than 35 years of operational and engineering expertise to Stericycle, including extensive international experience improving customer service levels and cost efficiencies for multibillion-dollar global service lines through the implementation of technology-based solutions. He will be responsible for developing an industrial engineering competency within Stericycle to drive competitive advantages and cost improvement. Additionally, he will be responsible for the optimization of fleet logistics and plant engineering operations while positioning Stericycle to leverage best-in-class engineering capabilities.
S. Cory White joined Stericycle as Executive Vice President of Communication and Related Services. White has 20 years of executive management experience in the areas of outsourced business processes, health care and technology-enabled services. He has a proven track record of transforming companies for the future by establishing a clear organizational vision, building strong customer relationships, and developing high performing teams. White will be responsible for refocusing Stericycle's Expert Recall and Communication Solutions businesses on growth and improving profitability to better enable the pursuit of strategic alternatives for the CRS business.