BlueStar, the leading innovator in solutions-based distribution for Auto ID, Point-of-Sale, Mobility, and RFID products announced the promotion of Ryan Girvin to the position of BlueStar Vice President and Corporate Controller. It was announced by Doug Bivins, Vice President of Finance. In his new post, Girvin will oversee the financial reporting activities worldwide, including accountability for the development of financial strategies to support the organizational goals in the Americas and Europe.
"In recognition of Ryan's contributions and his expanding role in this organization, I am pleased to announce this promotion", said Doug Bivins, Vice President of Finance. "Ryan plays a critical role in our global operations and his international experience is invaluable as we continue to focus on expanding BlueStar product offerings, worldwide."
Preceding this promotion, Girvin served as Corporate Controller, a post he occupied throughout the 2007 acquisition of BlueStar Europe. In 2004, while charged with leading the accounting department in a cooperative implementation of BlueStar's ERP system, Girvin simultaneously supported the BlueStar expansion to Latin America. His tenure at BlueStar began in 2001 as Controller where he performed merger and acquisition assignments, various audit-related duties, provided oversight to the accounting teams, and managed process improvement. In addition to the eight years of dedication to BlueStar, Mr. Girvin previously served four years at a public accounting firm in Cincinnati, OH.
"Ryan has been a key member of our senior management team and a chief contributor to the achievements of our global business", said Steve Cuntz, Chief Executive Officer. His business acumen and financial expertise make him ideally suited for this expanded role."
BlueStar is a leading global solutions-based distributor of Point-of-Sale, bar coding, data collection, RFID, and wireless mobility products. BlueStar works exclusively with VAR Partners, providing them with complete solutions at competitive prices. The company brings unequaled expertise to the market, offers award-winning technical support, and is an authorized service center for a growing number of manufacturers. For more information about BlueStar, please contact a BlueStar Account Executive or log on to www.bluestarinc.com.