BIC Graphic NA is pleased to announce Blair Hawley will be joining the company in the newly created role of Chief Operating Officer. Blair joins BIC Graphic as the leader of all operations and support functions to include; manufacturing, customer service, procurement, inventory, planning, supply chain and logistics. Blair will report directly to David Klatt, CEO.
Blair holds a degree in management engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts, and has spent his career in supply chain and operations as a strong people leader. He has led business transformation efforts and developed strategic partnerships in custom business with well-known consumer brands such as Broyhill, Snuggle, Playtex, Hawaiian Tropic, Ronzoni, Remington and Timex.
“I have a passion for continuous improvement and excellence in execution across all elements of the supply chain,” said Hawley. “I look forward to bringing this passion to my new role and providing custom solutions for BIC Graphic customers.”
Blair will be directly responsible for delivering a best-in-class customer experience through implementation of key strategic initiatives that will create value and streamline processes. He brings expertise in managing global supply chains with numerous facilities and significant international workforces in highly customizable, multiple order environments.
“Our number one priority right now is enhancing our customer experience and Blair’s background makes him the perfect person to lead those efforts,” said David Klatt, BIC Graphic NA CEO.
Blair’s most recent experience was as COO for Heritage Home Group where he focused on just-in-time execution of custom consumer orders. He joins BIC Graphic as the new leader of operations and support beginning March 11, 2019.