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Oakland International Appoints New Operations Director

By Donna Ahern
Oakland International Appoints New Operations Director

Total supply chain solutions provider Oakland International has announced the appointment of Jas Sittre as its new operations director.

Lee Whiting, chief operating officer, Oakland International, said, “I am delighted to welcome Jas [Sittre] as operations director."

“His sector knowledge and experience will be put to good use supporting our strategic long-term growth plans and I very much look forward to working with him.”

Wealth Of Experience

Sittre previously held the position as general manager for transport and warehouse operations at DHL.

Over the years he has held a number of senior roles within the logistics sector.

Commenting on his appointment, Sittre, said, “I am really pleased to join Oakland International, a well-established business who are driving their innovative agenda and providing their clients with sustainability solutions.

“I have always worked within operations, and I am very much looking forward to meeting and working with a great team of people. I am also looking forward to working with Lee Whiting COO along with the board to grow the business even further over the coming years.”

About Oakland International

As a leading specialist in contract packing, storage, picking, food distribution, Oakland International highlighted that it has taken the first step to becoming B Corp certified, a fast-growing movement using business as a force for good.

The company noted that it is also working to become the 'first business within their sector to achieve net-zero'.

Oakland is a brand development support provider for ambient, chilled, and frozen food to the retail, convenience, discount, wholesale and food service markets in the UK, Ireland and via their partner in Spain.

© 2022 Checkout – your source for the latest Irish retail news. Article by Donna Ahern. For more supply chain news, click here. Click subscribe to sign up for the Checkout print edition.

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