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IFCO names VP of retail sales

IFCO announced the appointment of Jonathan W. Brooks as vice president of retail sales. A senior supply chain executive, he has a successful track record in process improvement and change management, people development, strategic sales, supply chain optimization and design, transportation procurement, and logistics execution.guad

“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.”

Brooks most recently served as senior director of global network optimization and design at CHEP, where 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.  

“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.”

Brooks served in several roles at CHEP after joining the company in 2002, including senior director of national sales for CHEP Recycled Pallet Solutions, senior director of retail business development for CHEP North America, and director of strategic planning for CHEP North America. During his time with the company, he earned numerous company awards and completed several advanced management programs, including the prestigious Brambles/INSEAD 18-month FastTrack Executive Development program in France.