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Ready Pac names Phil Yamamoto VP of procurement

Ready Pac Foods Inc. has hired Phil Yamamoto as its vice president of procurement. In his role, Yamamoto will be responsible for establishing a consistent, dependable and cost-effective supply of materials and agricultural goods to ensure the most efficient delivery of high-quality products to the consumer. He will assist in the assessment and rebuilding of the current supply chain footprint and ensure the company has the right team in place to execute Ready Pac’s strategic plans for growth.Phil-YamamotoPhil Yamamoto

“Phil has built his reputation on a unique ability to maximize profitability by streamlining operations and improving productivity,”  Peter Laport, chief supply chain officer at Ready Pac, said in a press release. “Phil’s leadership style will bring a fresh and collaborative perspective to Ready Pac and I’m eager to see him flourish within our team.”

Yamamoto comes to Ready Pac from Reiter Affiliated Cos., where he served as global director of supply chain management. There, he was responsible for overseeing a fast-paced multi-national supply chain department for the largest producer of fresh berries in the world. He supervised sourcing, procurement, market analysis, national and international contracting, and cost savings for three regions, 10 districts and over 40 production operations.

Prior to Reiter, Yamamoto developed his skills with over 20 years of experience working in senior and executive management positions, including roles at Pitco Foods, Core-Mark International and Rocky Mountain Foods. He developed strategies in team building, strategic sourcing, and supply chain management in food distribution and agricultural production. He earned his bachelor’s degree in marketing and management from Adams State College in Alamosa, CO, and his MBA from Regis University in Denver.

Ready Pac successfully selected Yamamoto in partnership with executive search firm O’Neill Consulting Group’s consumer practice team.

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Ready Pac names Phil Yamamoto VP of procurement

Ready Pac Foods Inc. has hired Phil Yamamoto as its vice president of procurement. In his role, Yamamoto will be responsible for establishing a consistent, dependable and cost-effective supply of materials and agricultural goods to ensure the most efficient delivery of high-quality products to the consumer. He will assist in the assessment and rebuilding of the current supply chain footprint and ensure the company has the right team in place to execute Ready Pac’s strategic plans for growth.Phil-YamamotoPhil Yamamoto

“Phil has built his reputation on a unique ability to maximize profitability by streamlining operations and improving productivity,”  Peter Laport, chief supply chain officer at Ready Pac, said in a press release. “Phil’s leadership style will bring a fresh and collaborative perspective to Ready Pac and I’m eager to see him flourish within our team.”

Yamamoto comes to Ready Pac from Reiter Affiliated Cos., where he served as global director of supply chain management. There, he was responsible for overseeing a fast-paced multi-national supply chain department for the largest producer of fresh berries in the world. He supervised sourcing, procurement, market analysis, national and international contracting, and cost savings for three regions, 10 districts and over 40 production operations.

Prior to Reiter, Yamamoto developed his skills with over 20 years of experience working in senior and executive management positions, including roles at Pitco Foods, Core-Mark International and Rocky Mountain Foods. He developed strategies in team building, strategic sourcing, and supply chain management in food distribution and agricultural production. He earned his bachelor’s degree in marketing and management from Adams State College in Alamosa, CO, and his MBA from Regis University in Denver.

Ready Pac successfully selected Yamamoto in partnership with executive search firm O’Neill Consulting Group’s consumer practice team.

The Produce News | Today’s Headlines – The Produce News – Covering fresh produce around the globe since 1897.

Ready Pac names Phil Yamamoto VP of procurement

Ready Pac Foods Inc. has hired Phil Yamamoto as its vice president of procurement. In his role, Yamamoto will be responsible for establishing a consistent, dependable and cost-effective supply of materials and agricultural goods to ensure the most efficient delivery of high-quality products to the consumer. He will assist in the assessment and rebuilding of the current supply chain footprint and ensure the company has the right team in place to execute Ready Pac’s strategic plans for growth.Phil-YamamotoPhil Yamamoto

“Phil has built his reputation on a unique ability to maximize profitability by streamlining operations and improving productivity,”  Peter Laport, chief supply chain officer at Ready Pac, said in a press release. “Phil’s leadership style will bring a fresh and collaborative perspective to Ready Pac and I’m eager to see him flourish within our team.”

Yamamoto comes to Ready Pac from Reiter Affiliated Cos., where he served as global director of supply chain management. There, he was responsible for overseeing a fast-paced multi-national supply chain department for the largest producer of fresh berries in the world. He supervised sourcing, procurement, market analysis, national and international contracting, and cost savings for three regions, 10 districts and over 40 production operations.

Prior to Reiter, Yamamoto developed his skills with over 20 years of experience working in senior and executive management positions, including roles at Pitco Foods, Core-Mark International and Rocky Mountain Foods. He developed strategies in team building, strategic sourcing, and supply chain management in food distribution and agricultural production. He earned his bachelor’s degree in marketing and management from Adams State College in Alamosa, CO, and his MBA from Regis University in Denver.

Ready Pac successfully selected Yamamoto in partnership with executive search firm O’Neill Consulting Group’s consumer practice team.

The Produce News | Today’s Headlines – The Produce News – Covering fresh produce around the globe since 1897.

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Unified’s Bergmann named EVP, sales and procurement

Unified Grocers, Los Angeles-based retailer-owned cooperative, has named Leon Bergmann to the new post of EVP, sales and procurement.


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Bergmann joined Unified at the end of 2012 as SVP, sales, with responsibilities for sales and service functions across all of Unified’s regions. With his new title he is adding responsibilities for procurement, with Mark Johnson, VP, procurement, reporting to him.

Bergmann was previously with Supervalu, where his last title was president, independent business.

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Unified’s Bergmann named EVP, sales and procurement

Unified Grocers, Los Angeles-based retailer-owned cooperative, has named Leon Bergmann to the new post of EVP, sales and procurement.


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Join SN’s LinkedIn Group to network with industry professionals.


Bergmann joined Unified at the end of 2012 as SVP, sales, with responsibilities for sales and service functions across all of Unified’s regions. With his new title he is adding responsibilities for procurement, with Mark Johnson, VP, procurement, reporting to him.

Bergmann was previously with Supervalu, where his last title was president, independent business.

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