Americold Announces Appointment of Carl Fowler as Senior Vice President, Business Development – Regional Accounts

ATLANTA, March 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Americold (www.americold.com), the global leader in temperature-controlled warehousing and logistics to the food industry, announced today that Carl Fowler has joined the company as its Senior Vice President, Business Development – Regional Accounts.

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Fowler will lead Americold’s Regional Business Development team, develop the company’s regional growth strategy, and partner with Americold customers to optimize their supply chains.

Fowler brings more than 20 years of logistics industry experience to Americold, having previously served in roles directing sales, engineering, supply chain solutions, planning and forecasting, transportation management and contract logistics. In his most recent role as Vice President, Sales and Solutions with XPO/Menlo, he oversaw growth strategy, global sales, solutions process development and product development. Fowler has also worked with Penske Logistics. E. L. Hollingsworth, Inc. and Vemco. Throughout his career, he has delivered exceptional levels of new business, delighting customers with outstanding supply chain solutions.

“We’re extremely pleased to be bringing on board an individual with as much cross-functional expertise as Carl,” commented Keith Goldsmith, Executive Vice President & Chief Commercial Officer with Americold. “He’s taking on a high-performing Regional Business Development team, and I’m excited for the insight and strategy he’ll use to direct them going forward.”

About Americold

Americold is the global leader in temperature controlled warehousing and logistics to the food industry, offering the most comprehensive warehousing, transportation and logistics solutions in the world. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Americold owns and operates over 180 temperature-controlled warehouses, with more than 1 billion cubic feet of storage, in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, China, Argentina and Canada. Americold’s facilities are an integral component of the supply chain connecting food producers, processors, distributors, and retailers to consumers. Americold serves more than 3,000 customers and employs 11,000 associates worldwide.

More information about Americold is at www.americold.com.

Media contact: Daniel Cooke Director of Marketing Americold 10 Glenlake Parkway Atlanta, GA 30328 MediaRelations@americold.com

Source: Americold