Nichols Names New President

July 26, 2021 Nichols Names New President

Nichols has named Hal Grossman president, effective August 1.

Grossman has been with Nichols since 1996, when he helped the company develop its presence in the health care market. In 2010, he was promoted to his most recent position, vice president of sales. Grossman will continue to lead Nichols’ sales team after he steps into his role of president.

In addition, Nichols also . Rahrig has been with Nichols since 1985 and has served as the company’s COO since 2007. He will officially retire on December 24, 2021.

“For over 35 years Kevin has served Nichols well with his leadership, innovation, and passion for operational excellence. He will be truly missed,” said Mike Olthoff, Nichols CEO. “As we wish Kevin and his wife Lori a joyful retirement, we also look forward to what’s next. Hal is a proven leader, having directed our sales team through several decades of strategic growth. We are excited about the insight he brings to this key role.”  

About Nichols
Headquartered in Muskegon, Michigan, and with branches throughout the state, Nichols is a distributor of packaging, production, and sanitary supplies and equipment. For more information, visit