PLANO, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 4, 2018--
Inc., (NASDAQ/NGS:RCII) (RAC) a rent-to-own industry leader,
announced today that Ross Beaton was promoted from Senior Director to
Vice President of Real Estate.
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Rent-A-Center promotes Ross Beaton to Vice President, Real Estate. (Photo: Business Wire)
Beaton is responsible for the direction and overall management of the
development department, which includes market planning, geographic
information systems, real estate, lease administration, design,
construction, and facilities.
Beaton joined Rent-A-Center in 2001 in business development and assumed
a leadership role in the development department in 2014 to establish a
newly formed market planning function. Under his direction the
department implemented data-driven processes to improve real estate
strategy and delivered significant annual cost savings through program
“Ross has been a valuable asset to the company,” Executive Vice
President and Chief Administrative Officer, Chris Korst said. “With his
leadership and sound judgment, I know his department will continue to
deliver positive results.”
Prior to working at Rent-A-Center, Beaton led international business
development at FedEx Office. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science
degree from the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, and
earned his Master of Science in Engineering Management from the Catholic
University of America.
A rent-to-own industry leader, Plano, Texas-based, Rent-A-Center, Inc.,
is focused on improving the quality of life for its customers by
providing them the opportunity to obtain ownership of high-quality,
durable products under flexible rental purchase agreements with no
long-term obligation. For additional information about the Company,
please visit our website at www.rentacenter.com.
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Source: Rent-A-Center, Inc.
Gina Hethcock, 972-801-1424
Public and Community Relations