ATLANTA, June 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Americold (www.americold.com), the global leader in temperature-controlled warehousing and logistics to the food industry, announced today that Tim Hinckley has joined the company as an Executive Vice President and its Chief Commercial Officer.
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In his new position, Mr. Hinckley will take responsibility for Americold’s business development—guiding Key Account and Regional Account relationship activities; Voice of the Industry and Voice of the Customer channels; Branding, Marketing and Communications; and overall customer experience.
He joins Americold from his most recent role as Senior Vice President of Global Logistics at Hasbro, where he was responsible for warehousing, transportation, and customs brokerage.
Prior to Hasbro, Mr. Hinckley worked for 27 years across a variety of FedEx business units with his final role being Managing Director of Global Accounts.
“Tim is a supply chain industry veteran with an extensive background in logistics operations and commercial strategy, and I’m very excited to have him join our executive team,” commented Fred Boehler, President & CEO of Americold. “We look forward to his implementation of ideas and ability to drive customer-oriented enhancements throughout our commercial process.”
Mr. Hinckley holds a Bachelor's Degree in Marketing and Sales Management from Bowling Green State University, and an MBA from Auburn University.
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 165 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 2500 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