PLANO, Texas - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Sep. 30, 2014 - Rent-A-Center, Inc. (NASDAQ/NGS:RCII), the nation's largest rent-to-own operator, today announced the appointment of Jana Kelly to vice president of inventory management. Reporting to John Butler, senior vice president, supply chain, Kelly is charged with leading the forecasting, inventory planning, allocation and replenishment of all domestic store products.
Kelly brings over 14 years of experience in inventory-management leadership, most recently at MetroPCS Communications where she led the mobile device supply-chain strategy.
An Allen resident, Kelly is a certified public accountant and holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from Texas State University.
"Kelly brings a wealth of knowledge to an all-important role," said Butler. "Her background is certain to prove useful as we strive to better meet the demands of today's consumers."
Rent-A-Center, Inc., headquartered in Plano, Texas, is the largest rent-to-own operator in North America, focused on improving the quality of life for its customers by providing them the opportunity to obtain ownership of high-quality, durable goods such as consumer electronics, appliances, computers, furniture and accessories, under flexible rental purchase agreements with no long-term obligation. The Company owns and operates approximately 3,170 stores in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico, and approximately 1,355 AcceptanceNOW kiosk locations in the United States and Puerto Rico. Rent-A-Center Franchising International, Inc. (previously ColorTyme, Inc.), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, is a franchisor of approximately 180 rent-to-own stores operating under the trade name of "Rent-A-Center," "ColorTyme," or "RimTyme." For additional information about the Company, please visit www.rentacenter.com.
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