CRANBURY, N.J., April 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Innophos Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: IPHS), today announced the appointment of Amy Hartzell as Vice President, Supply Chain and Purchasing, effective April 13, 2016.
Ms. Hartzell brings 20 years of global leadership and supply chain experience to Innophos, most recently holding the position of Global Director, Corporate Supply Chain Center of Excellence at the Dow Chemical Company. At Dow, she led an organizational design transformation of the Center of Excellence by creating a sales and operations planning (S&OP) program focused on education, change management, work process improvement, and technology implementation. She also has experience developing and implementing global supply chain and operational improvement programs.
"We are very pleased to welcome Amy to the Innophos team," said Kim Ann Mink, Ph.D., the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer. "Amy's expertise and knowledge in supply chain management coupled with her extensive experience in the chemicals industry make her an excellent fit for our team. As we look ahead to the future of Innophos, I am confident that Amy will be a catalyst for change as we execute our initiatives across our strategic pillars. Specifically, Amy's experience perfectly aligns with our operational excellence pillar, as we work toward a revitalized executive S&OP process, increased visibility into our supply chain, and lean manufacturing."
Ms. Hartzell began her career at Rohm and Haas Company as a process engineer. As she progressed in her career at Rohm and Haas, she took on leadership roles within the supply chain team, including Global Planning Manager in Biocides and Ion Exchange Resins and Regional Emulsion Planning Manager in Coatings. Through these roles, she gained experience developing and implementing supply chain improvement programs and processes on a global scale. Following the acquisition of Rohm and Haas by Dow Chemical Company, Ms. Hartzell was named the Global Business Supply Chain Director, Performance Materials, where she was responsible for ten businesses, including the integration of Rohm and Haas and Dow business units. Prior to taking on her most recent position in the Center of Excellence, Ms. Hartzell was the Global Business Supply Chain Director, Elastomers, Electrical, and Telecommunications.
"I am thrilled to be joining a company as highly regarded in the industry as Innophos," Ms. Hartzell said. "I look forward to working with the senior management team and the global supply chain and purchasing teams to make meaningful contributions in executing the company's strategic transformation, particularly as it relates to operational excellence. I am confident that my experience leading global teams and implementing supply chain processes and programs will help take Innophos' operations to the next level, while at the same time focusing on supply chain visibility, efficiency and lean manufacturing."
About the Company
Innophos is a leading international producer of performance-critical and nutritional specialty ingredients, with applications in food, beverage, dietary supplements, pharmaceutical, oral care and industrial end markets. Headquartered in Cranbury, New Jersey, Innophos has manufacturing operations across the United States, in Canada, Mexico and China. For more information please visit www.innophos.com. 'IPHS-G'
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