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Jokinen To Succeed Wright as G&K Services CFO

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. –G&K Services, Inc. announced it has selected Tracy C. Jokinen as the company’s next chief financial officer. Jokinen will succeed Jeffrey L. Wright, who announced his planned retirement last October.

Jokinen joins G&K from the Valspar Corporation where she worked for 22 years in positions of increasing responsibility within the company’s finance organization. Most recently, she served as Valspar’s Vice President, Corporate Finance, where she led the company’s tax, treasury, investor relations, internal audit, operations finance, and corporate accounting functions.

“Tracy is a respected finance leader, who will be a terrific addition to G&K’s executive team,” said Douglas A. Milroy, chief executive officer. “Tracy brings the right combination of financial expertise, strategic perspective, and proven leadership to help G&K continue to advance our Game Plan and deliver profitable growth.”