Tompkins International Names New VP Of Strategic Initiatives

The new position will help advance clients’ growth and customer satisfaction goals.

RALEIGH, NC Tompkins International announced Wednesday that Gary Church has joined the firm as Vice President, Strategic Initiatives. In his new role, Church will work with clients to ensure that their strategic supply chain initiatives are closely aligned with emerging market dynamics.

“We are pleased to welcome Gary to the Tompkins’ team,” said Denny McKnight, President of Tompkins International. “In addition, we look forward to the value he will create for our clients in terms of helping them meet growth objectives while simultaneously managing costs and achieving customer satisfaction objectives.”

Church brings with him a wealth of experience in client engagement and customer service within the supply chain and logistics industry, as well as in industrial, real estate, marketing and sales. He has previously served in business development and account executive roles with other logistics and supply chain services firms.

Jim Tompkins, founder and CEO of Tompkins International, noted that Church will be a great asset in this evolving business environment that offers both new growth opportunities and fresh challenges.

“It’s a new world that revolves around strategic supply chain thinking—from omnichannel to demand-driven supply chains and “get local” delivery—and Gary is uniquely qualified to help our clients be more successful,” Tompkins said.

Church is also a long-time member of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) and the Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC).

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