Heinz creates new global supply chain role

Posted by James Ferre on 4th February 2010

Heinz has appointed Bob Ostryniec to the newly created position of Chief Supply Chain Officer – which will see him “drive worldwide initiatives to leverage the Company’s global scale, reduce costs, improve gross margins and enhance productivity”.

Mr Ostryniec joined Heinz in July, 2003 as Group Vice President, Supply Chain for Heinz North America. He was promoted to Chief Supply Chain Officer for Heinz North America in May, 2005.

“Bob’s appointment reflects his exceptional performance in optimizing savings and efficiency in the Company’s North American supply chain while building best-in-class supply chain processes,” William Johnson, Chairman, President and CEO of Heinz, explained.

Heinz also announced the appointment of Christopher Stockwell to the position of Chief Procurement Officer for Heinz globally.