DENVER, March 14, 2013 -- Spinnaker, a global leader in supply chain consulting and execution services, announced today it has hired Mike O'Donnell as Vice President of Sales. Mr. O'Donnell will be responsible for expanding Spinnaker's client base and infrastructures in existing and new markets, along with driving strategic initiatives for the company's Value Added Warehouse and Distribution (VAWD) service area.
O'Donnell has 25 years of experience in third party supply chain services in solution design, strategy, marketing, sales and operations, and has worked with global companies including Celestica, DEX, GENCO, and Exel PLC. Coupled with his regional 3PL background leading business development for Weber Distribution, O'Donnell brings a diverse and valuable perspective to Spinnaker that will benefit clients.
"We are fortunate to have Mike join the Spinnaker team," said Jeff Jorgensen , Vice President and lead for Spinnaker's VAWD services offering. "His breadth of industry knowledge, cross-functional expertise and creative solution-building, will enable us to meet and exceed the needs of clients who require highly flexible outsourced supply chain solutions."
Within the industry and academia, O'Donnell is also active in the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) and is past President of CSCMP's Southern California Roundtable, serving on its board of directors in varying roles for several years. He participates in the Warehouse Education Research Council (WERC), has had speaking engagements at both CSCMP and WERC events, and has also served as an advisor to the California State University Fullerton Logistics curriculum.
"I look forward to helping our clients uncover untapped value in their supply chains, particularly in the area of returns management," said O'Donnell. "Understanding the unique challenges of each industry that we serve enables Spinnaker to deliver truly flexible solutions that drive real results."
Founded in 2002, Spinnaker leads the industry with innovative supply chain solutions that help clients remain competitive in the global marketplace. Spinnaker offers a comprehensive service/solution mix ranging from supply chain consulting services to logistics services.
Spinnaker has partnered with a range of clients from Fortune 500 companies to start-up enterprises, most of whom are market leaders in their respective industries. Spinnaker delivers supply chain excellence with world-class people, processes, technology and operational know-how. Headquartered in Denver, Spinnaker offices are also located in Boston, Memphis, Columbus, Singapore, and London. To learn more, visit www.spinnakermgmt.com or call 877-476-0576.