NPIC Shifts Management Team
NPIC has made changes to its management team and forecasting methods to meet the challenges of its recent growth. The company has grown by 200 percent since 2011, putting some strain on its supply chain, said officials for the Plano, Texas-based company.
Andrew Kang, NPIC’s founder, has returned as the CEO to restructure the management team and personally oversee the implementation of new forecasting and production procedures.
William Cho was named CFO (CPA), vice president of sales and marketing. Cho was the Pacific Rim Commissioner for the city of Phoenix. He has more than 15 years of experience in contract manufacturing management.
Jane Battaglia will serve as national sales director. Her background in the pet industry is extensive. She has held senior positions at Mars, Nutro, Fromm and Eagle Pet Foods.
Glenn Godley will head up private label and OEM for the company. He has more than 20 years in the pet industry and has held senior management positions at several companies.
Stefani LaMons has filled the role of brand account representative to help the company be more responsive to customers’ needs. She has experience organizing and executing large-scale events and in planning, budgeting and customer relations.
Aquanza Williams, the customer service manager, has been with NPIC for four years. She handles customer service, shipping and day-to-day activity for branded and private label customers.
The NPIC production and operation teams, led by Steven Ho, chief production officer, and a group of industry veterans, Josh Liu and Tina Gan, among others, are fully committed to rebuilding a robust production ecosystem and supply-chain management to ensure that NPIC will deliver excellent services and products to its customers, company officials reported.