Erlanger, KY — Perfetti Van Melle has named Francisco “Paco” Tello vice-president, operations for Perfetti Van Melle North America, a newly created position.
Tello, formerly vice-president of manufacturing and engineering, now oversees end-to-end supply chain for U.S. and Mexico — manufacturing and engineering, process and technology and supply chain management. He reports to Sylvia Buxton, president/CEO of Perfetti Van Melle North America.
“It’s a pleasure to promote Paco into this new and expanded role. He’s proven to be a highly respected, caring and capable leader at Perfetti Van Melle, helping us excel through the challenges of our continued growth. With his broad experience and knowledge of our organization, we look forward to having him take strategic collaboration to a new level across all our North America supply chain operations to improve our efficiency, quality, safety and commitment of excellence to customers and consumers,” says Buxton.
Tello has previous experience with Mars Inc., Condumex and Coca-Cola FEMSA.