Dave Wheeler, BSEE, MBA

Chief Product Supply Officer
New Balance

Dave Wheeler is Senior Vice President of Global Supply Chain at the Cintas Corporation. Dave joined Cintas in 2001 as a leader within the Distribution Division and since then, he has served in progressively broader leadership roles at Cintas, headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio.

In his role as Senior Vice President of Global Supply Chain, Dave oversees Cintas’s company-owned and contracted manufacturing plants, procurement of raw materials, strategic sourcing, nine Distribution Centers in the U.S. and Canada, supplier diversity, environmental sustainability, production planning & replenishment, textile research and development, transportation, import/export, inventory management, global supply chain Six Sigma initiatives, fleet management, SAP enterprise development and accounts payable.

With a direct spend of $1.3 billion annually, the Company’s Global Supply Chain employs 2,100 direct employees and more than 9,000 employees within contractor-owned locations.

Wheeler, 51, holds a Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering from Merrimack College and an MBA in Operations Management and Finance from Miami University.

Headquartered in Cincinnati, Cintas Corporation provides highly specialized services to businesses of all types primarily throughout North America. Cintas designs, manufactures and implements corporate identity uniform programs, and provides entrance mats, restroom supplies, tile and carpet cleaning, promotional products, first aid, safety, fire protection products and services and document management services for approximately 900,000 businesses. Cintas is a publicly held company traded over the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol CTAS, and is a component of the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index.

Cintas operates approximately 430 facilities in the U.S. and Canada, including six manufacturing plants and nine distribution centers that employ approximately 30,000 people.

Company revenues were a record $4.55 billion in fiscal year 2014. Net income for the year was $371 million, and earnings per diluted share were $3.05.

Cintas was founded by Richard T. Farmer, Chairman Emeritus. Robert J. Kohlhepp serves as Chairman of the Board, Scott D. Farmer is Chief Executive Officer and J. Phillip Holloman serves as President and Chief Operating Officer.