Former Petco Executive Joins True Leaf
Allen Fujimoto is True Leaf Pet’s new senior vice president of operations.
True Leaf Pet has hired Allen Fujimoto as senior vice president of operations. He most recently served as vice president of transformation at Petco, where he is credited with improving profitability through assortment and supplier optimization, according to company officials.
In his new role, Fujimoto will be tasked with designing, implementing and optimizing True Leaf’s supply chain network to drive productivity as the company scales its business globally. True Leaf is also in the midst of expanding its product offerings, including the launch of a cannabidiol (CBD) product line. Fujimoto will be responsible for sourcing, material supply, supplier management, 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 in Vernon, British Columbia, Canada. “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.”
Fujimoto said he is excited to join the company.
“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,” Fujimoto said.