INDIANAPOLIS – enVista, a leading supply chain consulting and IT services firm, is proud to announce that Workforce Management practice leader Tom Stretar is being honored with the Food Logistics Champions: Rock Stars of the Supply Chain award.
Food Logistics Champions: Rock Stars of the Supply Chain recognizes individuals whose achievements, hard work and vision have shaped and attained milestones in safety, efficiency, productivity and innovation throughout the global food supply chain. From early pioneers and entrepreneurs, to non-conformist thinkers and executive standouts, Food Logistics Champions honors leaders and their contributions to the industry.
“For years we have known Tom to be a rock star of the supply chain industry, and it’s great to see his contributions validated with this achievement,” said enVista President and CEO Jim Barnes. “Tom is the type of individual whose enthusiasm is palpable. What sets him apart is his consultative and collaborative approach with clients. He holds himself accountable for his clients’ success, training them and sharing his expertise to ensure everything moves smoothly even after a project is finished. We’re fortunate to have him on the enVista team and our clients feel the same way.”
Stretar is a senior director of labor management heading up the Workforce Management Practice at enVista. He has more than 21 years of experience in the supply chain industry and has developed or managed the delivery of more than 250 labor performance management programs in North America and Australia, including many for leading food and beverage companies such as Nestlé USA, PepsiCo, Kraft Foods, MBM Foodservice and more. He is Green Belt certified in Lean Six Sigma and has been a featured speaker at some of the industry’s leading trade shows, including IFDA, MODEX, ProMat and WERC.
“From early pioneers and entrepreneurs to non-conformist thinkers and executive standouts, this award aims to honor these leaders and their contributions to our industry,” notes Lara L. Sowinski, editor-in-chief at Food Logistics. “Moreover, leadership, innovation and influence reveals itself in numerous ways and not only at the executive level. This new award is our way of celebrating the talented trailblazers and inspirational mentors whose work deserves acknowledgement and appreciation.”
This is the inaugural year for the Food Logistics Champions: Rock Stars of the Supply Chain award.