Tupperware appoints new executive vice president of supply chain - Network Magazine

Tupperware appoints new executive vice president of supply chain

by Maciej Maciejewski

Tupperware announced the appointment of Jim Van Ingen as the company’s Executive Vice President of Supply Chain. Jim Van Ingen joins Tupperware with manufacturing and distribution experience gained in automotive and industrial industries. Most recently, he was the president of the automotive powertrain components business at Novares Group

Novares is a French plastic and metal automotive OEM components manufacturer with more than 40 sites worldwide. In this role, he had full responsibility for the company’s U.S. and Mexico facilities.

Prior to Novares, Van Ingen served as president and CEO of Bway Corporation, a $1.5 billion private equity portfolio company. He led transformation initiatives across nearly 40 global manufacturing sites for The Marmon Group/Berkshire Hathaway by launching new innovations, enhancing customer experiences, and redirecting initiatives and capital.

– We’re building a business that is as big as the Tupperware brand, and in order to do so, we’re expanding into new channels, new product categories and new methods of distribution. Having a skilled and experienced supply chain leader like Jim is exactly the talent we need to help push our omnichannel growth plan forward – said Miguel Fernandez, president and chief executive officer of Tupperware Brands.

– Especially in today’s challenging operating and supply chain environment, we believe that Jim’s global operational expertise, successful turnaround experience, and ability to build high-performing supply chain teams around the world will be an especially valuable asset to our rapidly evolving company – added Fernandez.

At Tupperware, Jim Van Ingen will oversee the Company’s global supply chain strategy and execution. He will be responsible for operational performance, including delivering against product and service level agreements, cost objectives, and introducing processes, infrastructure, and technology to drive operational excellence.

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