Peter Laport is Named Chief Supply Chain Officer of Ready Pac Foods, Inc.

PRESS RELEASE

IRWINDALE, Calif., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ready Pac Foods Inc. is proud to announce the hiring of their new Senior Vice President (SVP) Chief Supply Chain Officer. As the company's Chief Supply Chain Officer, Peter will lead the company's supply chain and operational activities.

"After working with Peter for many years at Nestle, I knew that he was the perfect fit for Ready Pac," says Tony Sarsam, CEO. "Peter has worldwide experience in Supply Chain and Manufacturing that will aid tremendously in cultivating profitable business processes within operations. I am delighted to work with him again and excited that he is joining our innovative team."

It's no wonder Peter comes highly recommended by Tony Sarsam; he has extensive experience and proven performance within the food industry. Prior to Ready Pac, he was with Dunkin Brands, also known as Dunkin Donuts & Baskin-Robbins Ice Cream, for over 5 years as their Global Vice President of Supply Chain and Manufacturing. His strategic leadership supported 18,000 store locations within 60 countries. His previous leadership focused on innovation, commercialization, efficient manufacturing and supply chain optimization. Prior to Dunkin, Peter worked for Nestle for 15 years, holding multiple supply chain leadership roles at locations throughout the United States, and PepsiCo Company for 5 years.

Peter completed his industrial engineering degree from Purdue University in 1989, and is in process of finishing his Executive MBA at Johns Hopkins University, Carey School of Business. He will report to the corporate offices in Irwindale, CA.

COMPANY BIO: California-based Ready Pac is a premier producer of convenience fresh foods, including fresh-cut produce. With processing facilities throughout the United States, Ready Pac's award-winning salads, snacks, fresh-cut fruit and vegetables are distributed in supermarkets and restaurant chains across North America. For more information, visit www.readypac.com.

MEDIA INQUIRES: For additional information, please contact Tristan Simpson at [email protected]

Tristan Simpson
Ready Pac Foods, Inc.
Vice President,
Corporate Communications
(626) 678-2055
[email protected]

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