IARW Board of Directors

Executive Committee

  • Chairman

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

  • Vice Chairman

Manuel Cabrera Kabana, Director, Friopuerto Investment, S.L., Valencia, Spain

  • Treasurer

Michael J. McClendon, President International Operations & EVP, Network Optimization, Lineage Logistics, LLC, 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 LLC, 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
  • Piet Meijs, VP of Business Development, NewCold, Breda, The Netherlands
  • Carlos V. Rodriguez, EVP and Chief Operating Officer, Americold Logistics, LLC, Atlanta, Georgia, United States
  • Tim Siddiq, Chairman & CEO, Merchandise Warehouse, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

Regional Representatives


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

  • North Atlantic: Nicholas P. Pedneault, President & CEO, Congebec Logistics, Inc., Quebec City, Canada

  • 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

  • RWTA: Rick Vine, Human Resources Director— Lineage Logisitcs LLC, Asia Pacific, Victoria, Australia

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