Jerry Knight to bring Hillebrand’s US and Canadian Supply Chain Network to the “next level”
Hillebrand, a world leading supply chain management and integrated logistics services provider to the alcoholic beverage industry, is proud to welcome Jerry Knight to the North American leadership team as Director of Warehousing. Knight, based in the Benicia, California office, will oversee Hillebrand’s US trucking operations as well as all its warehouses in the USA and Canada.
“Jerry brings a multi-dimensional skill set to our team which is firmly centered on leading and managing people and processes. He will play a pivotal role in the evolution of our warehouse services in North America as we continue to invest and grow the business,” said Scott Moorad, COO of Hillebrand North America.
The pandemic has forced businesses to manage supply chain activities more closely while having to adapt to different demand and distribution patterns. Beverage producers and importers recognize Hillebrand’s ability to address these new needs and help fine-tune their supply chains. Knight’s 30+ years of corporate and military experience will elevate the customer experience while adding additional services to Hillebrand’s expanding network bringing its 2025 Vision to life.
“I look forward to applying my passion for building strong teams, business relationships and developing ethical leaders that treat safety as their number one priority at Hillebrand,” said Knight.
Knight forged his leadership style and entrepreneurial drive while directing large, multi-site warehousing and supply chain networks for Gallo, Foley Family Wines/Epic Ventures and PepsiCo. Prior to his corporate career, he served as a Commanding Officer in the US Marine Corps during a 21-year military career.
Knight holds a master’s degree in Organizational Behavior & Administration from the University of Central Michigan. He completed the Marine Corps Logistics Education– Supply Chain Management program at Penn State and earned his bachelor’s degree from Wayland Baptist University in Plainview, TX.
Hillebrand, founded in 1844 in Germany, is the leading solutions provider in the forwarding, transport and logistics of beverages, bulk liquids and products that require special care. Fueled by a passion to serve the beverage industry, Hillebrand provides seamless service to producers of beer, wine, spirits, specialty beverages and products by leveraging technology-enabled solutions and a cohesive team of 2,600 professionals in 90 countries. For more information about Hillebrand’s solutions, visit www.hillebrand.com.