ATLANTA, Oct. 16, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Americold (www.americold.com), the global leader in temperature controlled warehousing and logistics to the food industry, announced the appointment of Allison Aden as the company's Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. In this role, Ms. Aden is responsible for domestic and international financial strategy, reporting to Jeffrey M. Gault, President and Chief Executive Officer of Americold.
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She joins the company after serving as the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Recall Corporation (Brambles Limited), a global provider of document management software, data protection, and secure data and document destruction services. Prior to Recall Corporation, Ms. Aden was the Chief Financial Officer at LNR Property Corporation, a real estate investment and management company, where she oversaw financial analysis and resource management for the company's $1.5 billion asset division. She is an active CPA with a BSBA in Finance and an MBA from the University of Missouri.
"Allison is a proven leader whose broad strategic and financial experience will play a fundamental role in achieving positive bottom line results," said Jeffrey M. Gault, President and Chief Executive Officer of Americold. "We welcome her leadership as we execute our business plan and implement strategic initiatives designed to further strengthen our performance."
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 182 temperature-controlled warehouses, with over 1.1 billion cubic feet of storage, in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, China, Argentina and Canada. Americold's warehouses are an integral component of the supply chain connecting food producers, processors, distributors, and retailers to consumers. Americold serves over 3,000 customers, and employs 12,000 associates worldwide.
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CONTACT: Media contact: Michael E. Moten Director, Strategic Planning & Business Development Americold 10 Glenlake Parkway Atlanta, GA 30328 MediaRelations@americold.com