Steve Simonson joins Fortna as vice president of sales

Simonson brings 24 years of experience in developing strategic supply chain strategies, distribution designs and operations management.
By Modern Materials Handling Staff
February 06, 2014 - MMH Editorial

Fortna, the professional services and engineering firm, has announced that Steve Simonson has joined the firm as vice president, sales, reporting to Andrew Breckenridge.

Simonson, a supply chain industry veteran, will work closely with Fortna’s North American sales team to build relationships with both existing and new strategic accounts.

Simonson comes to Fortna from Tompkins International, where he was a partner in the Supply Chain Consulting Group for 14 years. Over his 24 year career, Simonson has demonstrated leadership in selling and developing strategic supply chain strategies, distribution designs, complex software and material handling equipment implementations, and operations management.

“I am thrilled to be part of the Fortna team. I was drawn to Fortna’s vision, the types of complex distribution challenges Fortna solves, and their integrated approach that allows them to be fully accountable to real business results,” said Simonson. “I have a strong passion for quality and for open, honest and frequent communication, and I look forward to getting to know Fortna’s clients.”

“I am delighted to have such an accomplished industry veteran join our team,” stated Andrew Breckenridge, executive vice president of Fortna. “Steve’s knowledge and deep industry experience will add value and strengthen our already solid commitment to delivering results for our clients.”



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Josh Bond, Senior Editor
Josh Bond is Senior Editor for Modern, and was formerly Modern’s lift truck columnist and associate editor. He has a degree in Journalism from Keene State College and has studied business management at Franklin Pierce University.

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