Global healthcare solutions company Owens & Minor has named Michael Lowry as chief accounting officer.

Lowry, who joined Owens & Minor in 1988, has held a variety of leadership positions on the finance team. Currently, he is senior vice president, corporate controller. He was named corporate controller in 2013. Prior to that, Lowry was the company treasurer for four years starting in 2009.

In other news, Owens & Minor announced that Robert Snead, currently group vice president of finance—Global Solutions, has assumed the additional role of interim chief financial officer, effective June 1. He succeeds Richard Meier, who is leaving the company to pursue other opportunities. The company said it is engaging a national firm to conduct a search for a permanent chief financial officer.