After founding SASR in 2003 and leading the company through many challenges, CEO Erik Hanvey is transitioning to an advisory role and turning over the reins to Patrick Henderson as SASR’s new CEO effective March 15, 2021. Patrick most recently served as the President and COO of SASR and has helped Erik lay a great foundation for an aggressive growth strategy over the next 10 years.
“Over the past 4 years Patrick has shown he has the right stuff to lead SASR into the future. He has developed a great leadership team, brought structure and clarity to the organization with his exceptional business acumen and leadership,” Hanvey said in a statement regarding the change. In an internal virtual meeting announcing the transition to associates nationally, Erik described his new role as, supporting technology and assisting where needed. “We still have a lot of the technology pieces to get finalized. It is a people business, but to operate efficiently, you must have the right technology. We are working through that right now. I will always be here for the team, advising along the way and stepping in when needed as a thought partner for the bigger decisions.”
Patrick Henderson shared the following statement about his transition to CEO: “I am excited about this amazing opportunity. First and foremost, I am honored to have Erik’s confidence to appointment me as CEO to take the reins of the company he founded, nurtured, and grew over the past 18 years to be a national provider of thousands of quality resources in the retail and distribution space. My goal, in partnership with our exceptional team, is living out our values to build on Erik’s achievements, grow the company and create opportunities for the entire SASR team.”
SASR is a national staffing company based in Raleigh, NC. Specializing in a variety of resource solutions, SASR serves predominately in the retail space to include stores and warehouses. SASR serves many Fortune 100 Companies in verticals that include Mass Merchants, Home Improvement, Electronics, Dollar Stores, Drug, Pet, Office Supply, Grocery, Auto and other specialty retailers.
For more information, visit SASR’s website or contact Debbie Brown, VP of Sales and Marketing.
Contact – Debbie Brown
Phone – 312-375-8555
Email – Dbrown@sasrlink.com