Swire Cold Storage today announced the appointment of Andrew (Andy) Sanderson as Service and Operations Director of Swire Cold Storage, effective 6 July 2015. Andy will also serve as an Executive Director on the Swire Cold Storage board.
As Service and Operations Director, he will be responsible for all warehouse and transport operations nationally.
Andy brings nearly 30 years’ experience in logistics and has had a highly successful career working across the supply chains of manufacturers, food retailers and third-party logistics warehousing and transport operations. His prior roles include General Manager of Fonterra, where he led logistics network transformation, Head of Distribution at Asda in the United Kingdom and General Manager of Supply Chain and National Transformation for Coles in Australia.
“Reporting to Managing Director Shane Moloughney, Andy will be positioned to drive safety and operational excellence, productivity and process efficiency, improved customer solutions and greater employee alignment and engagement at Swire Cold Storage,” commented Swire group Chairman Geoff Cundle.
“Andy brings deep cold chain experience, international best practice and outstanding leadership. He is also a proven leader in transformational change, team development, the implementation of complex business-wide information technology platforms, network and warehouse design, equipment selection and driving operating performance through measurement and process improvement.”