William Forster to Build Momentum in Maine Pointe's Food & Beverage Practice
Internal Move Highlights Firm's Growing Emphasis on Helping Food & Beverage Companies Transform their Supply Chain for Competitive Advantage
(Boston, Mass. -- April 22, 2015) -- Today, Maine Pointe announced that William Forster, an industry veteran with 35 years of procurement and supply chain expertise, will focus exclusively on the firm's growing Food & Beverage practice. Forster has been with Maine Pointe since its inception in 2004, and will now focus exclusively on leveraging his significant experience to help food and beverage companies transform their supply chain for competitive advantage.
In his 35-plus year career, Bill has experience across the F&B value chain having helped companies like Bunge, McDonalds, Mosaic, Dr Pepper, Chick-fil-A, Dave & Buster's, Smithfield Foods, Cadbury Schweppes, Weis, and Global Quality Ingredients accelerate measurable improvements in process, skills, EBITDA and Cash.
Prior to joining Steven Bowen in launching Maine Pointe in 2004, Bill built and acquired businesses on five continents. He was the founder and CEO of two enterprises: Entirety Management Services and RSA Wines. His expertise is characterized by deep exposure to, and knowledge of, the entire value chain in a number of global industries: from food manufacturing and processing, casual dining and hospitality, to chemical, pharmaceutical, printing, publishing and broadcast media.
â"Bill understands the current opportunities and challenges in the food and beverage industry as well as its supply chain, and has an invaluable track record in helping clients to develop results-driven and measurable solutions," said Steve Bowen, Chairman and CEO. "He has been instrumental in the growth and direction of our company. By channeling his expertise to the Food & Beverage practice, we are building on the momentum we are getting in the market from our differentiated offerings in strategic procurement, logistics and operations.â"
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