Americold appoints new chief executive officer

Atlanta, GA, US: Americold has appointed Jeffrey M. Gault, a director of Americold, as president and chief executive officer effective immediately, succeeding Jos Opdeweegh, who has resigned for personal reasons.

Gault has over 40 years of experience in leading and developing successful business enterprises.
“We are pleased and fortunate that Jeff has accepted this appointment”, said Ron Burkle, managing partner of Yucaipa, Americold’s largest shareholder. “Jeff is a proven leader with a track record of exceptional business and leadership success.”

Americold is the global leader in temperature controlled warehousing and logistics to the food industry, offering the most comprehensive warehousing, transportation, and logistics solutions in the world. Americold owns and operates 182 temperature-controlled warehouses  in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, China, Argentina and Canada.

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