G&K Services Inc, a leader in corporate identity apparel programs, today announced the election of Michael G Allen, founder chairman of the Michael Allen Company, and Lenny Pippin, president and chief executive officer of Schwan's Sales Enterprises Inc, to its board of directors.

"We are pleased to enhance our current base of board members with the addition of these two proven leaders," said Richard Fink, G&K's chairman. "Michael Allen brings extensive strategic experience to G&K, and Lenny Pippin will lend his knowledge of far-reaching distribution networks to the already strong board membership.

"These two individuals, together with last year's addition of Sid Verdoorn, chief executive officer of CH Robinson Worldwide Inc, bring complementary strengths and knowledge to the current membership in directing G&K's future."

G&K operates in Canada as Work Wear Corporation of Canada Ltd. The company operates more than 130 processing facilities and branch offices, serving over 130,000 customers.