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Yokohama appoints new director for supply chain and logistics

By Simon Warburton | 27 June 2017

Yokohama says Rick Alonzo has joined the company as senior director of supply chain and logistics reporting to COO, Jeff Barna.

"Rick brings more than 20 years experience in supply chain management, logistics and procurement and is well-versed in leading large multi-site distribution centres," said Barna.  "He'll definitely be a major asset for us."

Alonzo joins Yokohama from Roche Diagnostics, where he was director of global supply chain management. Prior to that, Alonzo worked for the Renault-Nissan Alliance Group as a regional manager responsible for supply chain procurement across the Americas.

He also led Nissan's North America JIT automotive manufacturing and aftermarket parts transportation and distribution networks. Alonzo equally held positions at Life Technologies, AmeriCold Logistics and Avery Dennison.

Alonzo holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from California State University, Los Angeles and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Redlands, California.