Americold announced on June 20 that Tim Hinckley has joined the Atlanta, Georgia, USA-headquartered refrigerated warehouse company as an executive vice president and chief commercial officer. In taking
responsibility for business development, he will be in charge of key accounts and regional account relationship activities, and guide branding, marketing and communications.
Hinckley comes to Americold from his most recent position as senior vice president of global logistics at Hasbro, where he was responsible for warehousing, transportation and customs brokerage. Prior to Hasbro, he worked for 27 years across a variety of FedEx business units, with his final role being managing director of global accounts.
“Tim is a supply chain industry veteran with an extensive background in logistics operations and commercial strategy, and I’m very excited to have him join our executive team,” commented Fred Boehler, president and chief executive officer of Americold. “We look forward to his implementation of ideas and ability to drive customer-oriented enhancements throughout our commercial process.”
Americold owns and operates over 165 temperature-controlled warehouses, with more than 1 billion cubic feet of storage space in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, China, Argentina and Canada. Its facilities are an integral component of the supply chain connecting food producers, processors, distributors and retailers to consumers. The company serves more than 2,500 customers and employs 11,000 people worldwide.