IFCO North America Appoints Dan Martin President
TAMPA, FL - Premier provider of Reusable Plastic Containers (RPCs) for fresh food packaging announced the appointment of Dan Martin to the position of President, IFCO North America.
“I am honored to be appointed to this new senior leadership role at IFCO,” said Martin, in a press release. “I look forward to working with my colleagues to help the company fulfill its primary mission of providing our customers, and their consumers, with high-quality and affordable fresh-food efficiently, year-round. This is a very exciting time to return to the global leader, not only for the inherent value and sustainability that RPC’s bring, but to support the acceleration of automation developing in the retail space today.”
Martin stepped into his new role September 1st, simultaneously serving as a member of the IFCO global leadership team and reporting directly to IFCO CEO Wolfgang Orgeldinger.
According to the company’s press release, Martin has served in a variety of senior leadership roles in the packaging, supply chain, and logistics sector. Most recently, Martin served as Senior Vice President Sales & Customer Operations at CHEP USA, helping to launch a new set of customer supply-chain solutions and leading the “voice of the customer” journey that has, the company noted, delivered improved Net Promoter Scores each year.
Martin began his career more than two decades ago at Ryder Systems—working in various capacities in Operations, Sales, Customer Service and General Management. Martin also worked at the Avis/Budget Group and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from the University of Maine.
“We are pleased to welcome Dan Martin back to the IFCO family,” said Orgeldinger. “He understands the unique role IFCO plays in the fresh food value chain, as well as the critically important position product innovation and customer satisfaction hold in the company’s long-term growth strategy.”
Prior to his work at CHEP, Dan served as a General Manager and Sales Leader at IFCO, where he developed and led a double-digit growth initiative predicated on product innovation and enhanced customer collaboration and service.