Who’s on the move: August 28, 2023

by Inside Logistics Online Staff

Zevia PBC

Zevia PBC has appointed Bill Williamson as senior vice-president, operations and chief supply chain officer. Williamson joined the Zevia management team from Monster Energy, where he served as senior vice-president, operations and supply chain. He brings over 25 years of operations and supply chain experience in the beverage and consumer-packaged-goods (CPG) industries, and reports to Amy Taylor, president and CEO. Before Monster Energy, he was with Pabst Brewing Company for approximately 10 years, where he held progressive roles of responsibility, including serving as chief supply chain officer from 2019 to 2021. EArlier, Williamson held leadership positions in sales and in operations within retail and in distribution, including time at Sam’s Club and at CHEP focused on the Walmart business. He received his BBA in Finance from Texas Tech University and is a two-time IronMan.

Encompass Supply Chain Solutions

Andrea Stephens

Encompass Supply Chain Solutions, Inc., a division of Parts Town Unlimited and provider of replacement parts and supply chain solutions for a range of brands, has appointed Andrea Stephens vice-president of marketing. Stephens brings more than 20 years of marketing experience to the role. Her background spans both business to business and e-commerce marketing, product management, market development and sales. She holds a B.S. from Florida International University.

Wiliot

Frank Yiannas, former US deputy commissioner of food policy and response of the Food & Drug Administration (FDA), has joined Wiliot, the Internet of Things platform, as a strategic advisor. Yiannas is a food safety leader and executive, food system futurist, author, professor, and past president of the International Association of Food Protection. In addition to serving under two different administrations as the deputy commissioner of food policy and response, a position he held from 2018 to 2023, he previously spent 30 years in leadership roles with Walmart and the Walt Disney Company.

Wiliot has also appointed Ilan Lifshitz to the position of vice-president of platform. Lifshitz brings extensive experience as a leader and platform builder with expertise in big data, data streaming systems, management, SaaS, and security to his new position. Before Wiliot, he served as VP of software development for Cybereason.