Rick Alonzo joins YTC as senior director of supply chain & logistics

Rick Alonzo

Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC) has announced that Rick Alonzo has joined the company as senior director of supply chain and logistics. He will report to YTC chief operating officer, Jeff Barna.

“Rick brings more than 20 years’ experience in supply chain management, logistics and procurement and is well-versed in leading large multi-site distribution centres,” said Barna. “He’ll definitely be a major asset for us.”

Alonzo joins the US subsidiary of Yokohama Rubber from Roche Diagnostics, where he was a director of global supply chain management. At Roche, he supported a complex FDA regulated instrument and reagent manufacturing operation and distribution channel. Prior to that, Alonzo worked for the Renault-Nissan Alliance Group as a regional manager responsible for supply chain procurement across the Americas. He also led Nissan’s North America JIT automotive manufacturing and aftermarket parts transportation and distribution networks. Alonzo also held positions at Life Technologies, AmeriCold Logistics and Avery Dennison.

Alonzo holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from California State University, Los Angeles and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Redlands, California.

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