Yokohama Tire Corp. has hired Rick Alonzo as senior director of supply chain and logistics.

Rick Alonzo is bringing two decades of supply chain and logistics skills to Yokohama.

Rick Alonzo is bringing two decades of supply chain and logistics skills to Yokohama.

“Rick brings more than 20 years’ experience in supply chain management, logistics and procurement and is well-versed in leading large multi-site distribution centers,” says Yokohama Chief Operating Officer Jeff Barna. “He’ll definitely be a major asset for us.” Alonzo comes to Yokohama from Roche Diagnostics, where he was a director of global supply chain management. There he supported a complex FDA regulated instrument and reagent manufacturing operation and distribution channel.

Prior to his time at Roche, 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 Corp., AmeriCold Logistics and Avery Dennison Corp.

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

For more information on Yokohama, visit www.yokohamatire.com.

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