Woodridge, IL – Colleen Ooten has joined TricorBraun as Director of Supply Chain. She will oversee the company’s supply chain operations in the company’s Central Division, which includes Canada and in the central United States. She will be based in the TricorBraun Woodridge, Illinois office.
This new position has been created to support TricorBraun’s operations by further strengthening the established relationships among the company, its customers and its vendors to maximize value in the marketplace for each of them. Ooten’s role will include coordinating new technologies and new materials brought to TricorBraun by its suppliers with the changing needs of its customers and the consumers they serve.
“Colleen is a great addition to our team, and she is already creating value for TricorBraun. Her 14 years of experience in packaging, professionalism, industry insight, and her dedication to bottom-line results brings a foundation we can build on,” said Mark Polivka, TricorBraun Executive Vice President of Supply Chain Management, in announcing Ooten’s appointment.
The Director of Supply Chain will be one of three aligned with each TricorBraun Division and will be responsible for integrating with the Divisional Executive Vice President, the three Regional Vice Presidents and the more than thirty-five Packaging Consultants in that Division.
Ooten comes to TricorBraun from Diageo, where she was most recently Director of Strategic Initiatives, and prior to that Operations Business Services Director/Packaging and Innovation Business Manager. She is a graduate of Rutgers University.
TricorBraun Design & Innovation Group is a business unit of TricorBraun, one of North America’s leading providers of bottles, jars, and other rigid packaging components. The Group’s primary mission is to design, engineer and manage the development, production and delivery of customized rigid packaging solutions for personal care, cosmetics, healthcare, food and beverages and industrial and household chemical products. It is supported by TricorBraun’s more than 40 offices globally, holding one of the largest inventories of rigid packaging components worldwide.
For more information about TricorBraun Design & Innovation, call Emily Bourdet, Director of Marketing, at 630-645-1205 or visit www.tricorbraun.com.