Rich Products announces executive promotions
Feb. 24, 2017
by MEAT+POULTRY Staff
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Rich Products Corporation has announced two promotions on its executive leadership team. Georgia Dachille will take on the role of executive vice president, global supply chain and technology. She previously served as the company’s senior vice president of finance and business development. In addition, Paul Klein, currently senior vice president and chief process and information officer at Rich’s, has been promoted to the role of executive vice president, chief information and strategy officer. Both positions are new to the company.
As part of their new roles, Dachille and Klein also join Rich’s Executive Leadership Team.
“In her new role, Dachille has global responsibility for the development of the vision behind Rich's supply chain and technology strategies, as well as the development of best practices for accelerating collaboration and innovation across the company's regional businesses and global functions,” the company said in a statement.
“The new Global Supply Chain and Technology function under Georgia’s authority was created to increase global collaboration and further leverage our investments in supply chain and innovation technology,” Bill Gisel, Rich's president and CEO, said in a statement.
Dachille joined Rich's in 1991, providing internal audit services. She was named senior vice president of global finance in 2012. She received her bachelor's degree in accounting from Canisius College in 1987 and earned an MBA from Canisius in 1997.
Klein started at Rich’s in 1995 as an information technology director, overseeing application development. He was promoted to senior vice president, chief process and information officer in 1999, taking over responsibility for Rich's information systems, business process and enterprise strategic planning. Klein's new position makes him responsible for global strategic planning and information systems at Rich's.
“The increasing complexity of our global network places greater demands on Rich's infrastructure and process capabilities,” Gisel said. “In his new post, Paul will continue to lead the advancement of these areas, while also taking on oversight of our strategic planning.”
Klein received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the State Univ. of New York at Buffalo in 1976. He earned an MBA from Northeastern Univ. in 1978.