Oakland appoints operations director
21st November 2022
Total supply chain solutions provider Oakland International has announced the appointment of Jas Sittre as Operations Director. Previously General Manager for transport and warehouse operations at DHL, Sittre has a wealth of operational experience having held a number of senior roles within the logistics sector.
Oakland International Chief Operating Officer Lee Whiting said: “I am delighted to welcome Jas as Operations Director. His sector knowledge and experience will be put to good use supporting our strategic long-term growth plans and I very much look forward to working with him.”
As a leading D2C/B2C/B2B specialist in contract packing, storage, picking, food distribution, Oakland International has taken the first step to becoming B Corp certified, a fast-growing movement using business as a force for good, with the company also working to becoming the first business within their sector to achieve net-zero. BRCGS AA accredited, and a double Queen’s Award for Enterprise recipient for International Trade and Sustainable Development, Oakland is a brand development support provider for ambient, chilled, and frozen food to the retail, convenience, discount, wholesale and food service markets in the UK, Ireland and via their partner in Spain.
Commenting on his appointment, Sittre said: “I am really pleased to join Oakland International, a well-established business who are driving their innovative agenda and providing their clients with sustainability solutions.
“I have always worked within operations, and I am very much looking forward to meeting and working with a great team of people. I am also looking forward to working with Lee Whiting along with the board to grow the business even further over the coming years.”