Nichols Paper & Supply Company promotes Hal Grossman to President and COO Kevin Rahrig retires

Nichols Paper & Supply Company announced the promotion of Hal Grossman to President and the upcoming retirement of long time COO Kevin Rahrig on December 24th of this year. Both Kevin and Hal will report to Mike Olthoff.

Rahrig started his career with Nichols in 1985, earning several advancements and becoming COO in 2007. 

“For over 35 years, Kevin has served Nichols well with his leadership, innovation and passion for operational excellence. He will be truly missed,” Mike Olthoff, CEO. “As we wish Kevin and his wife, Lori, a joyful retirement, we also look forward to what’s next. Hal is a proven leader, having directed our sales team through several decades of strategic growth. We are excited about the insight he brings to this key role.”

Hal Grossman started at Nichols in 1996 and helped develop a strong Healthcare presence early in his career. In 2010 he was promoted to Vice President of Sales, managing expanding teams in all Nichols markets. He assumes the President role on August 1st and will continue to lead the sales team.

Nichols has been a distributor to the industrial, food processing, education, building service contractors, healthcare and hospitality industries since 1936. Their passionate associates are creative problem solvers that provide solutions for clean and healthy facilities and the safe shipment of products through the promise of I.K.E., Innovation, Knowledge and Excellence.