Innophos Holdings Inc. named Amy Hartzell as vice president of supply chain and purchasing, the Cranbury, NJ-based company announced on Wednesday.
Most recently holding the position of global director of Dow Chemical’s Corporate Supply Chain Center of Excellence, Hartzell has 20 years of leadership and supply chain experience. Hartzell lead an organizational design transformation of the center through the creation of a sales and operations planning program based on education, change management, work process improvement, and technology implementation.
“Amy’s expertise and knowledge in supply chain management, coupled with her extensive experience in the chemicals industry, make her an excellent fit for our team,” said Kim Ann Mink, Ph.D., president and chief executive officer of Innophos. “As we look ahead to the future of Innophos, I am confident that Amy will be a catalyst for change as we execute our initiatives across our strategic pillars. Specifically, Amy’s experience perfectly aligns with our operational excellence pillar, as we work toward a revitalized executive S&OP [sales and operations planning] process, increased visibility into our supply chain, and lean manufacturing.”
Starting her career as a process engineer at Rohm and Haas Company, Hartzell was promoted to leadership roles within the supply chain team, including global planning manager in biocides and ion exchange resins and regional emulsion planning manager in coatings. After Rohm and Haas was acquired by Dow Chemical, she was promoted to global business supply chain director, performance materials. Before her most recent position, she served as global business supply chain director for elastomers, electrical, and telecommunications.