Arandell Names Richard Kropski Senior Vice President, Logistics and Supply Chain
MENOMONEE FALLS, WI—February 5, 2014—Arandell Corp., a premier catalog printing and omni-channel solutions provider, announced the appointment of Richard Kropski as senior vice president, logistics and supply chain. In this new position, Kropski will be responsible for ensuring all timely deliveries of product, improving logistic margins and assuring postal regulatory compliance. He will report to Brad Hoffman, Arandell Corp.'s president and CFO.
In this role, Kropski will be accountable for planning and executing all supply chain activities. Kropski’s leadership will be integral in helping Arandell achieve some of its key business objectives including faster, more efficient supply service, thus lowering costs and improving customer satisfaction.
“I am delighted to welcome Rick back to the Arandell organization and look forward to partnering with him again,” said Brad Hoffman. “Having previously worked together, I know Rick to be a talented, skillful and creative leader. His background and past success in managing supply chain print production operations will be particularly advantageous to Arandell Corp. as we progress with our long-term strategic plan for growth. He has a strong ability to ascertain facts, interpret complex situations and synthesize data to develop innovative and efficient solutions.”
Kropski joins Arandell following a position as executive vice president and COO for Strategiq Commerce. While there, he was able to reverse losses into solid, healthy profits and restored forward momentum of this rapidly growing business by serving as a catalyst to engineer the company with sustainable business management and operational infrastructure. Prior industry experience included positions at Inde Consultants, WIT Postal Logistics, Arandell Corp., Perry Judd’s, RR Donnelley, and World Color.
Founded in 1922 and based in Menomonee Falls, WI, Arandell provides high-quality premedia, catalog printing, mailing, distribution, list management, database marketing, mobile solutions, logistics and consulting services to its partners in the retail and direct mail catalog markets. Arandell’s client-focused associates work hard to deliver expert solutions that go far beyond expectations.