Sonepar USA (Charleston, SC): Ron Harper has joined Sonepar USA in the newly created role of Senior Vice President, Supply Chain and Logistics. With significant capital investments planned over the next few years for the building of new CDCs and automation of supply chain processes, Sonepar USA selected Harper to lead the supply chain strategy to support its growth initiatives.
“The capital investments we are making across our supply chain are unparalleled in our company history,” said Rob Taylor, president of Sonepar North America, in the press release. “With a mission to build the best digital supply chain in B2B electrical distribution, Ron’s appointment augments our leadership team capabilities and accelerates the work necessary to strengthen our operation.”
Harper joins Sonepar USA from a career in supply chain and logistics built at PepsiCo, JC Penney, Samsung, and Nordstrom. He received a bachelor’s degree in in industrial management at Michigan Technological University and a master’s of science in transportation management from University of Denver.