Patrick Haslam is head of operations at Reed Boardall

Boroughbridge, Yorkshire, UK: Patrick Haslam has joined Reed Boardall as head of operations in its coldstore division.

Haslam (picture above left with Andrew Baldwin, managing director, Reed Boardall’s coldstorage division) joins from Wensleydale Dairy Products where he spent almost three years as supply chain manager, responsible for purchasing, scheduling, logistics outbound, procurement and stores.  Previously, he worked as a general manager at Sigma and as a customer services director at Moores Furniture Group.

Haslam has led major operational improvement within manufacturing operations and delivered multi million pound programmes of capital investment to the retail industry.

Haslam will lead operations at Reed Boardall’s coldstore division, using his operational management skills, experience of scheduling and Lean Six Sigma expertise to implement further improvements and efficiencies.
 
Andrew Baldwin, managing director, Reed Boardall’s coldstorage division, said: “There are so many facets to the role that, with his breadth of management experience, Patrick is perfect for this position. He will bring some fresh-thinking to the internal and external processes within our cold store operation and help us to become even better at what we do.”
 
Haslam said: “I see this move as a great opportunity to join a long-established, successful family business which has an appetite to move forward and is open to change. I am really looking forward to working alongside Andrew to drive further operational efficiencies and make Reed Boardall even more competitive and customer-focussed.”

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