Alden Senior Named 5th Generation Morgan CEO

Posted November 16, 2016 at 1:01 pm

Morgan Services Inc., Chicago, recently named Alden Senior as the company’s new CEO, citing the need to continue the company’s emphasis on customer service excellence, technological innovation and industry leadership, according to a news release.

“Over the years, each generation of my family has reinvented the business,” said Senior, a fifth-generation family executive of the company founded in 1887 by John Alden Spoor and three partners in St. Louis. “I look forward to leaving my mark on the organization.”

Senior succeeds his father, Richard J.L. Senior. Most recently, Alden had served as general manager of the in service, administration and management of the textile service company with plants in several states.

As general manager for the Chicago plant, Alden pursued and signed several nationally ranked and Michelin-starred restaurants, the release said. “It’s very exciting to be part of the cutting-edge Chicago restaurant scene,” Alden said. “Fine dining has become about more than good food. It’s about the overall experience from pre-fixe menus and beverage pairings to surprise courses and themes. Our customers appreciate the high level of service and quality Morgan provides as part of this journey.”

Alden also will continue to expand Morgan’s offerings in other markets, such as the medical field with specialty products and services designed specifically for them, the release said.

In addition, Alden serves on TRSA’s board of directors and is the liaison to the association’s Human Resources Committee. He is a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization, the Chicago Club and Vistage as well. He has a MBA from the University of Chicago, a master’s degree in accountancy from DePaul University and an undergraduate degree in mathematics from Kenyon College. For more information, go to