IARW Board of Directors

Executive Committee

  • Chairman

Ron Buford, President & CEO, Premier Refrigerated Warehouse, Fort Worth, Texas, United States

  • Vice Chairman

Manuel C. Kabana, Director, Friopuerto Investment, Valencia, Spain

  • Treasurer

Anthony M. Leo, CEO & President, RLS Logistics, Newfield, New Jersey, United States

  • Immediate Past Chairman

Andrew B. Janson, President, MTC Logistics, Baltimore, Maryland, United States


Directors At Large

  • Larry Alderfer, President & CEO, United States Cold Storage, Camden, New Jersey, United States
  • Mauricio Barrera, Chairman, Qualianz, Monterrey, NL, Mexico
  • Fred Boehler, President & CEO, Americold, Atlanta, Georgia, United States
  • Rich Burke, President & COO, KPAC Cold Storage, Wilmington, California, United States
  • Jason Dreisbach, President, Dreisbach Enterprises, Oakland, California, United States
  • Harry Halpert, Chairman, MTC Logistics, Baltimore, Maryland, United States
  • Mike McClendon, President, Lineage Europe & EVP Network Optimization, Lineage, Richmond, Virginia, United States
  • Piet Meijs, VP of Business Development, NewCold, Breda, The Netherlands
  • Neal Rider, CEO, Emergent Cold, Dallas, Texas, United States
  • Carlos Rodriguez, CEO, AGRO Merchants Group, Schiphol, The Netherlands 
  • Tim Siddiq, Chairman & CEO, Merchandise Warehouse, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

Regional Representatives


  • Heartland: Scott Albers, Vice President of Operations, Nor-Am Cold Storage, Elwood, Kansas, United States

  • North Atlantic: Tom Brennan, COO, Hall’s Warehouse, South Plainfield, New Jersey, United States

  • Pacific: Tim Ludwig, President, Bradner Cold Storage, Langley, BC, Canada 

  • Southeastern: Karen Reece, Vice President, Eskimo Cold Storage, Gainesville, Georgia, United States 

  • Southwestern: Andrew P. Fisk, President & Owner, Lone Star Cold Storage, Richardson, Texas, United States

  • Brazil: Francisco Moura, CEO, Superfrio Logística Frigorificada, Ribeião Preto, SP, Brazil

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