VERNON, British Columbia — True Leaf Brands Inc. on June 19 announced the addition of former Petco executive Allen Fujimoto to its own executive team as senior VP of operations for True Leaf Pet.
With more than 25 years of experience in the consumer goods industry, Fujimoto will be in charge of designing, implementing and optimizing True Leaf Pet’s supply chain network as the company prepares to introduce a new line of CBD pet products and expand globally. He will be responsible for sourcing, material supply, managing supplier relationships, manufacturing and logistics.
“Allen has deep retail, pet, industrial, and consumer goods industry experience with an impressive track record improving supply chain efficiencies that accelerate business growth," said Darcy Bomford, founder and CEO of True Leaf. “We are confident his vast process improvement and analytics expertise will be invaluable as True Leaf continues to grow globally, including our further expansion into Europe and Asia.”
Most recently, Fujimoto served as VP of transformation for major pet retailer Petco, where he improved the businesses profitability through assortment and supplier optimization. His prior experience includes working as senior director at a consulting firm, AlixPartners; managing director at Accenture; and a partner at ATKearney.
“As a devoted pet parent myself, I’m excited to join True Leaf’s team and to continue working in the pet industry,” Fujimoto said. “I look forward to leading True Leaf’s global supply chain initiatives and building networks and systems that will ensure our success in meeting the growing global demand for cannabis pet products.”
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