Yamamoto
Yamamoto

Ready Pac Foods Inc. has named Phil Yamamoto vice president of procurement.

He comes to the Irwindale, Calif.-based shipper from Reiter Affiliated Companies, where he was global director of supply chain management. He supervised a multinational supply chain department for the fresh berry producer. That work included sourcing, procurement, market analysis and national and international contracting for three regions and more than 40 production operations.

Prior to Reiter, Phil had more than 20 years of experience in senior management positions, including roles at Pitco Foods, Core-Mark International, and Rocky Mountain Foods.

“Phil has built his reputation on a unique ability to maximize profitability by streamlining operations and improving productivity,” Peter Laport, chief supply chain officer at Ready Pac, said in a news release. “Phil’s leadership style will bring a fresh and collaborative perspective to Ready Pac.”