SanMar Announces Two New IT Vice Presidents

March 4, 2022

SanMar Corp., Issaquah, Washington, has announced two new IT leaders have joined the company’s executive team.

David Smith was named vice president, Technology, and Mark Szkudlarek was named vice president, IT Operations, effective February 14.

“David and Mark are working together to prepare our company for the next 50 years,” says Jeremy Lott, president of SanMar. “We welcome their expertise and values-driven focus to our leadership team as we innovate SanMar for the future.”

Smith most recently served as VP of enterprise applications at Koch Business Solutions, leading strategy, and development for applications. Before that, he spent more than seven years at T-Mobile as director of enterprise systems development.

“SanMar makes relationships and customer service its top priorities,” says Smith. “I’m excited to grow SanMar’s IT division while keeping the personal touch and family feel that make the company unique.”

Recently Szkudlarek served as VP of IT Strategy at Novelis, where he led tech innovation and enterprise architecture. He also spent seven years leading global IT infrastructure, operations, and governance functions at Aleris.

“Throughout my career, I’ve worked to make a difference,” says Szkudlarek. “Here, making a difference—for employees, customers and the environment—is built into SanMar’s DNA. I’m proud to be part of this legacy.” — D.S.