IFCO Names Jonathan W. Brooks as Vice President of Retail Sales
TAMPA, FL - IFCO is bolstering its supply chain ranks with the appointment of a new senior supply chain executive: Jonathan W. Brooks has been named Vice President, Retail Sales. Brooks boasts an experienced and successful supply chain track record in process improvement and change management, people development, strategic sales, supply chain optimization and design, transportation procurement, and logistics execution.
“I am excited to join IFCO,” said Brooks. “The company has a unique business model with a wide range of sustainable solutions for fresh foods, and I look forward to working with my colleagues to advance the company’s mission of helping to feed the world affordably, efficiently, and sustainably.”
According to a press release, Brooks formerly worked for CHEP, where he served in several roles after first joining the company in 2002. These roles included the likes of Senior Director, National Sales, for CHEP Recycled Pallet Solutions; Senior Director, Retail Business Development, CHEP North America; and Director, Strategic Planning, CHEP North America. Most recently, he served as Senior Director, Global Network Optimization & Design at CHEP, a position in which he created and managed multi-disciplined project teams and collaborated with supply chain executives across the globe to minimize supply chain costs and optimize capital investments.
“We are thrilled to welcome Jon to the IFCO family,” said Dan Martin, President of IFCO North America. “His strong track record of leadership and proven ability to develop innovative supply chain solutions for the fast-moving consumer goods sector make him the ideal candidate to work with our retail customers on packaging and supply chain solutions for fresh food.”
Over the course of his career, he earned numerous CHEP company awards and completed several advanced management programs, including the prestigious Brambles/INSEAD 18-month FastTrack Executive Development program in France.
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