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Perfetti Van Melle Names New Vice President of Operations

Perfetti Van Melle North America, the Erlanger-based confectioner, announced that Francisco "Paco" Tello has been named to the new position of vice president, operations.

In the new role, Tello will oversee Perfetti Van Melle's end-to-end supply chain for the United States and Mexico, and will report to company president and CEO Sylvia Buxton.

Tello has extensive background in manufacturing and supply chain with Perfetti and Mars, Inc., Condumex, and Coca-Cola FEMSA.

He earned an Industrial Engineering degree from Universidad del Valle de Mexico.

“It’s a pleasure to promote Paco into this new and expanded role. He’s proven to be a highly respected, caring and capable leader at Perfetti Van Melle, helping us excel through the challenges of our continued growth. With his broad experience and knowledge of our organization, we look forward to having him take strategic collaboration to a new level across all our North America supply chain operations to improve our efficiency, quality, safety and commitment of excellence to customers and consumers,” said Buxton.

-Staff report

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