VersaCold Logistics Services Announces Appointment of Paul Merrick as Senior Vice-President and General Manager, CPX Business Unit


TORONTO, Aug. 28, 2017 /CNW/ - Douglas Harrison, President and CEO of VersaCold Logistics Services, is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Merrick as Senior Vice-President and General Manager of the CPX Business Unit, effective August 28, 2017.

Paul joins VersaCold with over 35 years of experience in operations management, supply chain and logistics, human resources, executive leadership, sales, and general management. Most recently, Paul was employed by Purolator Inc, where he held several senior positions including Vice-President of Field Operations, Director of Operations, General Manager for Western Canada and General Manager of British Columbia and Northern Alberta. Paul holds a Certificate of Executive Leadership from Queen's University and a General Arts Diploma from Humber College.

Paul is an accomplished business leader with strong change management, operations, sales and executive leadership experience. He has been recognized for his leadership, exceptional relationship management, and ability to lead and greatly enhance the performance of large teams.

"We are very excited to welcome Paul to VersaCold and are confident that his experience in developing high performance teams and effectively managing strong customer relationships will drive the success and continued growth of the CPX Business Unit," said Douglas Harrison, President & CEO of VersaCold. "The CPX team has been tasked with expanding its capabilities in Central and Eastern Canada, and Paul will be central in supporting and leading that growth. As Senior Vice-President and General Manager of the CPX Business Unit, Paul will be responsible for operations, growth, strategy and overall performance. We will lean on his tremendous track record of delivering high service levels to customers and creating great team work to ensure we are always delivering on our vision of enhancing our customers' success and being their most trusted, reliable, long-term partner."

About VersaCold Logistics Services:
VersaCold is Canada's largest supply chain solutions company focused exclusively on the handling of temperature sensitive products. VersaCold delivers a suite of fully integrated logistics services through its national network of industry leading facilities, transportation fleet and advanced technologies that set the benchmark for accessibility, information visualization, real-time tracking and inventory management. VersaCold is proud to play a key role in ensuring the integrity, quality and freshness of some of North America's most beloved food brands – protecting the health and wellness of families from east to west coast – through exceptional food safety and cold-chain quality assurance. Empowered by its commitment to exceptional service, performance driven culture and dedicated focus on continuous innovation, VersaCold is a trusted and valued partner to its clients – enabling business strategies and revenue growth within highly sensitive and regulated environments. For more information about VersaCold Logistics Services, please visit or follow us on LinkedIn.

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