AmeriPride Services, a textile rental services and supply company, has named Andrew Steiner to senior vice president of Canadian operations. Steiner’s appointment was effective January 1, 2017.

The fourth-generation family owner will have fiscal and operational oversight over the company’s entire Canadian operations, including 35 production facilities and service centers across Canada.

Steiner has been with AmeriPride since 2001 in various marketing, sales, service, and technology roles, most recently as vice president of marketing and customer operations where he was responsible for online and traditional marketing, customer experience, product management and digital strategy. Over the past decade he has supervised many high-profile projects for the company, including fleet upgrades and its alternative fuel vehicle initiative, as well as several industry-leading digital advancements.

Steiner’s great-grandfather Frank founded the company in 1889, and his grandfather George and father Robin were both involved the company. Prior to joining the company in 2001, Andrew was the founder and owner of Blue Link Innovations, Inc. He has an MBA from the University of Chicago - Booth School of Management, and a BSE degree from Princeton University.

Steiner is replacing Naiem Nairouz, who retired at the end of the year after 36 years of service to the company.