Former Sony Executive Joins Encompass as Director of Supply Chain and Trade Compliance

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga., July 19, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Encompass Supply Chain Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of 3PL and 4PL solutions for a diverse range of finished goods and replacement parts, today announced the addition of industry veteran and former Sony executive Stacy Golden to its leadership team.

Golden will serve as the company’s Director of Supply Chain and Trade Compliance. She will be directly responsible for working with business partners and internal teams to drive parts supply chain improvements and execute strategies to enhance aftermarket support for multiple customer segments. Additionally, she will be responsible for regulatory and policy compliance processes and procedures to ensure alignment with U.S. Customs and other governmental agencies involved in the company’s global importing and exporting business.

“This position is critically important to the company’s continued long-term success,” said Robert Coolidge, Encompass president and CEO. “Stacy’s extensive background and accomplishments will be vital to our continued efforts to expand into new markets and larger 3PL and 4PL opportunities. We are excited to leverage her expertise as Encompass works to further solidify our market position.”

Coolidge said Golden will be tasked with integrating and standardizing supply chain operations to maximize revenue growth, process innovation and cost reduction. Onboarding new clients for 3PL and 4PL programs and monitoring performance metrics for optimal operational efficiency will be another key part of her role.

She will also be closely collaborating with the Encompass executive team on planning, budgeting and decision making, enabling the organization to reach its goals and objectives. Encompass has been aggressively targeting new markets – such as home warranty and mobile devices – to support its growth strategy.

Prior to Encompass, Golden was director of Operations for Sony Electronics where she planned, directed and implemented activities related to the procurement of $500M+ in materials, parts, components and equipment annually. After joining Sony in 1999, she served in a variety of management positions spanning compliance, procurement, vendor relations, supply chain, inventory control, business planning and customer support.

About Encompass Supply Chain Solutions, Inc.
Encompass is a market leader in forward and reverse supply chain management and high-tech repair services for a diverse and expanding range of consumer electronics, computer, major appliances and imaging products. Encompass provides end-to-end solutions for OEMs, retailers, independent dealers and third-party administrators.

Encompass manages all stages of the product lifecycle, including finished goods and replacement parts logistics, board repair and product refurbishment services, returns management, asset value recovery and eco-friendly disposal. For more information, please visit and and follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

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