Posted March 16, 2022

Lawless Group names new VP

The Lawless Group announced the promotion of David King to vice president of operations integration.

Lawless GroupKing has been with Lawless as the warehouse and operations manager since 2017. In his new and expanded role, he will be responsible for the Lawless Group’s distribution/fulfillment network, operations, and logistics support. This will include the Lawless Group regions: Lawless East, Lawless Southwest and Lawless West.

As vice president of operations integration, he will be responsible for working effectively across the entire organization to ensure successful execution of territory-based and local fulfillment. He will implement and lead operations best practices to ensure on-time delivery and proactively identify solutions for supply chain support. He will continue to build the Lawless Group warehouse program as best-in-class with technology and improved warehouse management systems. He will lead modernizing the business analytics system for tracking inventory, data and warehouse KPIs across the company.

“David’s drive, aptitude and technology skills make him qualified to lead in these important areas, and we are excited to have him on board,” said Richard Lawless. “We look forward to seeing the impact of David’s strategy.”

King has held various roles in sales and operations for Lawless distribution. In addition, he played an integral role in the development and deployment of Lawless Missouri City/Houston Hub, a 200,000 sq. ft. training and warehouse facility, which brings products closer to the customer in a strategic effort to support the market demands. The Hub also serves as the south central warehouse for Werner Co.

A graduate of Louisiana State University, King will complete his Masters of Industrial Distribution this summer from Texas A&M University.