Russ brings nearly 40 years of experience of total supply chain and operations. His vast business experience incorporates human resources management with developing and managing operations. Russ excels at implementing processes to improve on-time delivery and reducing time to ship. He has broad international trade knowledge, and his industrial expertise specializes in the Life Sciences, Biotech, High Tech, and the Consumer Goods sectors.
In his previous position, Mr. Spooner was the Director of Materials Management and Import/Export Compliance, Americas for Technicolor Home Entertainment Services. He was accountable for the accuracy of and processes to manage more than 80,000 SKUs, $1 billion in inventory and more than 6 million square feet of space. His responsibilities included coordination of systems enhancements, deployment of resources and management of queue of requests, customer interaction as it relates to materials, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, acquisition integration, key performance indicators (KPI) development, performance monitoring and integration with process improvement initiatives, and selecting and managing freight forwarders and customs brokers.
With an extensive career in logistics and supply chain management, Russ can recognize opportunities, build a vision, drive development, and deploy leading edge technologies to improve processes and reduce costs. In addition, Mr. Spooner also brings a unique perspective to build strategic and tactical plans in developing and managing warehouse, distribution and logistics operations.
Russ has an MS in Management from Lesley University and a BA in Business Administration from Stonehill College.