Janet H. Zelenka


Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Information Officer

Janet H. Zelenka has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Stericycle since 2020. Before joining Stericycle, she spent 15 years with Essendant, Inc., most recently serving as Chief Financial Officer until the company’s acquisition by Sycamore Partners. While at Essendant, she also served in the roles of Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President of Business Integration during a transformational period for the company, and held leadership positions in finance, analytics, audit, and pricing. Prior to Essendant, she spent 16 years at SBC/Ameritech (AT&T) in a range of IT, financial, and operational roles. Ms. Zelenka has a bachelor’s degree from Rockford University and a master of business administration from Northern Illinois University. In May 2021, Ms. Zelenka was a finalist in the 2021 Chicago CIO of the Year® ORBIE® Awards.

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