MEMPHIS, Tenn., Nov. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Versant Supply Chain, Inc., a leading provider of specialized labor, freight, and flexible space solutions for the supply chain industry, announced today the promotion of J. Buck Brewer to the position of President.
Mr. Brewer will be assuming the position currently held by Richard J. Peters, who will continue to serve as Chairman.
"Mr. Brewers' history with Versant makes him uniquely qualified to assume the role as President," said Mr. Peters. "Over the past several years, Mr. Brewer has led our growth initiatives and his team has produced record levels of new business. I believe his leadership of day-to-day operations, insight, and innovation in the supply chain industry will further accelerate the Company's growth."
Mr. Brewer, age 40, has served as Chief Operating Officer since January 2014 and has been a key member of the senior leadership team for the past six years. He is a twenty year veteran of the supply chain industry, including positions with Sears, AT&T, and Green Mountain Technology. In 2001, Mr. Brewer received a degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Logistics from the Fogelman College of Business and Economics at the University of Memphis.
Headquartered in Memphis, TN, Versant Supply Chain has transformed from a small freight brokerage operation to a leading provider of specialized labor, freight, and flexible space solutions supporting many of the world's largest global supply chain organizations. Versant's customers operate large, high-volume distribution centers that typically support multiple sales distribution channels which demand specialized solutions not offered by traditional service providers. Versant has 130 full-time employees and employs up to 3,000 full-time equivalent associates through its partnerships with customers.
For more information on the company, go to the Versant Supply Chain website at: www.versantsc.com