Hubbard-Hall hired John Forlenzo as Supply Chain Manager to oversee the global purchasing activities, including logistics and inventory.
Given the company’s recent growth and geographic expansion, Forlenzo will drive efficiency and operational excellence. The company says he will implement strategies and processes to ensure they have the right materials at the right time, with optimal cost, to help emphasize their commitment to being our customers’ best supplier.
Forlenzo brings 28 years of experience in the global marketplace, streamlining operations and supply chain networks while utilizing innovative technologies. Most recently, he worked at Belimo Americas as the Vice President of Logistics/Customization Operations Americas.
“I thrive on collaborating with forward-thinking professionals, which is why I am excited to join the team at Hubbard-Hall,” he says. “Beyond achieving operational excellence, I am passionate about creating positive change for the company and our customers.”
Forlenzo holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Operations Management and Supervision from Western Connecticut State University in Danbury, Connecticut, and a Master of Business Administration in Project Management from the New York Institute of Technology in New York City. He also has a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt.
Forlenzo will work out of Waterbury, CT headquarters and report to Aaron Mambrino, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.
“John is an experienced operations leader with a proven track record for continuous improvement,” Mambrino says. “I look forward to working with him as we strive to streamline our processes and provide a positive experience for our customers.”
Founded in 1849, Hubbard-Hall is the oldest independent chemical distributor in the United States. Now in its 6th generation of family leadership under CEO and Chairman Molly Kellogg, Hubbard-Hall holds certification for ISO 9001:2015, Responsible Distribution as certified by the ACD, and as a Women Owned Small Business. The company has also been recognized as a CT Top Workplace 8 times.