DAVACO, the North American leader of multi-site programs for global brands, announced that the company named Keith Winters as Chief Executive Officer. Winters, who currently serves as COO for DAVACO, will assume the additional leadership role, effective immediately. Winters now oversees the development and implementation of the company's strategic direction, plans and procedures, as well as the day-to-day management of all operational divisions and support teams, including HR, marketing, technology and sales.
"As we continue to advance our business offering with expanded services and integrated solutions to accelerate the dynamic needs of evolving global brands, it is important that we support our leadership team for growth and continued innovation," said Rick Davis, Founder, DAVACO. "Keith is a proven leader with the right vision to positively impact current and future business operations, our clients and our employees. Keith has been a welcomed addition and has already made a positive impact on the important work we do for global brands."
"Having been a part of the DAVACO family since January 2017, I am even more encouraged and confident about our expansive and robust capabilities to support brand critical programs," said Keith Winters, CEO. "We deliver speed to market solutions that enable brands to maximize profitability. From purchase order placement with reliable deliveries, to the installation and refresh of brands with execution of initiatives at each location, we are able to provide a single point of contact to streamline and provide efficiency results.
In addition, our exceptional ability to collect data from an individual location or across an entire chain provides another level of insight that has become essential to assessing needs and developing a go forward plan."
Winters previously served as Chief Operating Officer at Crane Worldwide, where he supported all corporate, field, finance, risk management, real estate, legal and compliance operations. He also held the position of Chief Operating Officer at Eagle Global Logistics (EGL) and oversaw European, Middle Eastern and African operations. Keith is a graduate of Kent State University and holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Dallas, as well as certificates in risk and insurance from Florida State University. Rick Davis, DAVACO's Founder and former CEO, will remain on the company's Board of Directors and continue to be a valuable resource to help advance DAVACO's future industry endeavors.
DAVACO is the leading total solutions provider of high-volume remodel, reset and rollout programs for retail, restaurant and hospitality brands throughout North America, including: ▪ Program and project management ▪ Fixture, equipment and graphic installations ▪ Digital signage and technology upgrades ▪ Hard and soft-line merchandising ▪ Site, marketing and pre-construction surveys ▪ Logistics and consolidation ▪ Design coordination ▪ Facilities maintenance programs ▪ ADA, safety and quality audits & remediation ▪ Sustainability ▪ Fixture and graphic manufacturing partnerships ▪ Special initiatives. Founded in 1990, DAVACO is based in Irving, Texas and operates offices in Toronto, Ontario. In 2017, DAVACO merged with Crane Worldwide Logistics, a premier global provider of customized logistics solutions with an established worldwide footprint of over 100 offices in 25 countries. This unique and strategic partnership provides a more complete and global solution, including inventory management and 'just in time' delivery of FF&E to support any brand initiative. DAVACO employs over 1,300 W-2 and T-4 employees across North America. firstname.lastname@example.org, https://www.davacoinc.com