Ward Smith New Principal & EVP Sales and Design for Unisource Solutions

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LOS ANGELES, July 23, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Unisource Solutions, Inc., a California-based Haworth preferred distributor celebrating its 27th anniversary as a respected furniture management and facilities services company in California, today announced that Ward Smith has joined Unisource Solutions, Inc. as Principal and Executive Vice President, Sales and Design. Smith will be responsible for a sales and design team that collectively is responsible for millions of dollars in annual revenue.

Jim Kastner, Unisource Solutions CEO, observed, "We are very pleased to welcome Ward Smith to our team. In over 35 years of experience in the corporate furniture industry, Ward has cultivated a superior knowledge and understanding, on a global level, of managing interior, modular architecture."

"I am very excited to be part of Jim Kastner's team at Unisource," remarked Smith.

Previously, Smith was a Principal of Pacific Office Interiors, a Preferred Haworth Dealer, for 12 years. Prior to that, he was a Global Accounts Manager for Haworth in the San Francisco area, working with Haworth dealers both domestically and internationally. He also operated in Dealer Development at Haworth's headquarters in Holland, MI.

Smith will report directly to the President of Los Angeles Operations, Rick Bartlett.

Unisource Solutions, Inc., with offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco and San Diego, and more than 300 employees, offers Workplace Knowledge as a tool to meet business objectives. The Company's vision statement is "We help our clients to optimize their real estate investment: We Listen, We Innovate and We Execute." Unisource Solutions' end-to-end services include technical design services for the Architectural and Design community, project management, relocation services, installation services, facility management, warehousing, refurbishment services, technical services, inventory asset management, and customized purchasing programs that can be scaled nationally.

Unisource Solutions is a product and service provider that works as a direct extension of their customers' real estate and facilities departments. Unisource's knowledge of the workplace, resources, product-mix, financial strength and know-how insure their customer's staff is more effective and the workplace supports immediate and evolving business objectives. Unisource's high customer retention rate, which is unparalleled in the office systems industry. Unisource offers 24/7 hands-on customer service; 500,000 square feet of warehouse space; the industry's best furniture products, concepts and architectural interior elements; facilities-related services to cover technical, relocation and warehousing requirements, and a nationwide network of partners. www.unisourceit.com

CONTACT: Company Contact: Jim Kastner jkastner@unisourceit.com Tel: 510-475-2001

Source:Unisource Solutions, Inc.