Haines recently announced the appointments of Douglas Drews as chief logistics officer (CLO) and Reid McCarthy as chief financial officer (CFO).
An operations leader with experience in nationwide distribution, logistics, and supply chain operations for retail, Drews joins Haines from Dollar Tree. For 14 years, Drews led logistic services and support as well as distribution center operations and was responsible for strategic planning, quality control, and operational performance. He and his team drove year-over-year productivity improvements, streamlined processes, and introduced new technologies. Prior to Dollar Tree, Drews held leadership positions at Circuit City, Frito-Lay North America, and AM International. Drews has a bachelor of science in finance from Northern Illinois University.
“Doug has an excellent track record of optimizing operations and building high-morale, high-performing teams,” said Michael Barrett, president and CEO. “He will play a key role as we continue to fine-tune Haines’ operations and build the most cost-effective, value-added services for our customers and suppliers.”
Reid McCarthy has served as Haines acting CFO since September 2016, and is an expert in business and financial management as well as strategic and organizational planning. McCarthy has led financial performance improvements for several companies and implemented growth plans as a senior executive advisor and acting CFO. From 2006-2011, McCarthy was CFO of Topaz Pharmaceuticals, where he managed all financial reporting systems, contracts administration, audit functions, and strategic planning. He holds an MBA in international finance from New York University and a bachelor of arts in international relations from the University of New Hampshire.
“Reid has a proven ability to improve companies’ financial positions and strategic plans,” said Barrett. “His business and finance leadership has benefited Haines of the past five months as we have continued to strengthen our business. Doug and Reid bring skills and experiences that make us a better team.”
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