With John Boucher, we have a supply chain leader and expert who will develop, market and deliver proactive, end-to-end customer solutions. - Jim Baum, CEO
Wilmington, MA (PRWEB) March 01, 2012
Symbotic LLC, a leading provider of supply network solutions, today announced that John Boucher has joined the company as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) leading sales, marketing, manufacturing, product management and information technology. As a member of Symbotic’s executive team, John will set the global go-to-market strategy for the company focusing on strategic partnerships and a long-term vision for growth.
John joins Symbotic after serving in several executive and leadership positions at Celestica Inc., a tier 1 global supply chain Services company with over $7b in sales, since 2004, including Executive Vice President of After-Market Services, Executive Vice President of Supply Chain Management, Chief Procurement Officer, and President of Americas Operations where he was responsible for all manufacturing operations in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Brazil. John held senior management positions at Manufacturers’ Services Limited as part of its founding team for nine years prior to its acquisition by Celestica in 2004, including Group Vice President of Electronics Manufacturing Services Operations, and Corporate Vice President of Global Supply Chain Management. John began his career with Digital Equipment Corporation where he served a number of senior management positions for over 17 years.
“Creating the role of a Chief Commercial Officer for Symbotic is the natural next step in building our executive team and delivering on our promise to become a comprehensive supply network solutions provider. With John Boucher, we have a supply chain leader and expert who will develop, market and deliver proactive, end-to-end customer solutions,” said Jim Baum, Symbotic’s Chief Executive Officer. “There is a great, untapped growth potential that we can realize by developing core business practices predicated on delivering end-to-end product lifecycle solutions. John understands the complex dynamics of our business and can deliver."
“Over my 30 year career in the supply chain business, I’ve come to understand the needs of global customers and the trends that will shape our industry over the next several years,” said John Boucher. “I’m looking forward to leveraging my experience with early stage start-ups and capitalizing on the unique opportunity that Symbotic is well positioned for — driving the growth of end-to-end customer solutions and identifying key business opportunities in the market.”
Symbotic is changing the way companies handle, store and distribute product using disruptive and innovative technology. Symbotic uses a flexible and modular framework, autonomous robots and an integrated and intelligent software system to provide solutions that reduce costs, simplify operations and increase storage density, all in a customer’s existing supply network infrastructure. The result is an automated materials handling and storage solution that is fast and affordable to set up, inexpensive to operate and flexible to change.
Symbotic is headquartered in Wilmington, Massachusetts. For more information about Symbotic and its supply network solutions, please visit http://www.symbotic.com.
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