IFCO, the world’s leading supplier of Reusable Packaging Containers for fresh food packaging, today announced the appointment of Dan Martin as President, IFCO North America.
"We are pleased to welcome Dan Martin back to the IFCO family," said IFCO CEO, Wolfgang Orgeldinger. "He understands the unique role IFCO plays in the fresh food value chain, as well as the critically important position product innovation and customer satisfaction hold in the company’s long-term growth strategy." Mr. Martin has served in senior leadership roles in the packaging, supply chain and logistics sector for more than two decades. He most recently served as Senior Vice President Sales & Customer Operations at CHEP USA, where he helped to launch a new set of customer supply-chain solutions, as well as leading the "voice of the customer" journey that has delivered improved Net Promoter Scores each year.
Mr. Martin has served in senior leadership roles in the packaging, supply chain and logistics sector for more than two decades. He most recently served as Senior Vice President Sales & Customer Operations at CHEP USA, where he helped to launch a new set of customer supply-chain solutions, as well as leading the "voice of the customer" journey that has delivered improved Net Promoter Scores each year.
Prior to his work at CHEP, Dan served as a General Manager and Sales Leader at IFCO, where he developed and led an impressive double-digit growth initiative predicated on product innovation and enhanced customer collaboration and service.
Dan began his career at Ryder Systems, where he held roles in Operations, Sales, Customer Service and General Management. He also worked at the Avis/Budget Group. Dan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from the University of Maine.
"I am honored to be appointed to this new senior leadership role at IFCO," said Mr. Martin. "I look forward to working with my colleagues to help the company fulfill its primary mission of providing our customers, and their consumers, with high quality and affordable fresh food efficiently, year-round. This is a very exciting time to return to the global leader, not only for the inherent value and sustainability that RPC’s bring, but to support the acceleration of automation developing in the retail space today".
Dan will begin his new role on September 1, 2018. He will serve as a member of the IFCO global leadership team, and report to IFCO CEO, Wolfgang Orgeldinger.
IFCO is the leading global provider of reusable packaging solutions for fresh foods, serving customers in 50+ countries. IFCO operates a pool of over 290 million Reusable Packaging Containers (RPCs) globally, which are used for over 1.3 billion shipments of fresh fruits and vegetables, meat, poultry, seafood, eggs, bread, and other items from suppliers to grocery retailers every year. IFCO RPCs ensure a better fresh food supply chain by protecting freshness and quality and lowering costs, food waste and environmental impact compared to single-use packaging.
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