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Rick Lee Joins SEKO Logistics as COO -USA

[ September 4, 2015   //   ]

Hail to the Chief! Our congratulations to Rick Lee for joining SEKO Logistics as the company’s new Chief Operating Officer – USA.

Based in Chicago, he oversees SEKO’s Client Solution Group (CSG), operations and procedures, logistics infrastructure and procurement.

Commenting on his new role, Rick said: “I have the advantage of having spent the majority of my career in the logistics service-provider industry with the last four years as a customer of the industry. Having been a customer, I have a clearer view of the end-to-end supply chain from a customer perspective. What excites me about being at SEKO is that we have some of the best technology for customers that I have seen. Combined with our suite of services, it gives us a strong competitive advantage, enabling better levels of support to our customers based on where they are with regard to their strategic supply chain road map.”

Earlier in his career, Rick spent 17 years in senior management roles at FedEx before joining CEVA, where over a 14-year period he held various posts at the VP and SVP levels, including four years in Asia as part of the senior leadership. Rick’s last position with CEVA was Executive Vice President Global Technology Sector.

In 2011, Rick joined Avaya, based in North Carolina, as Vice President Global Logistics, Service Parts Supply Chain & Strategy. In this role, he was responsible for the oversight of strategy development for the supply chain, and the procurement and execution for global logistics including inbound supply chain from manufacturing and the distribution for all finished goods. He was also responsible for the service parts supply chain including repair/remanufacturing, order fulfillment, forward stocking, reverse logistics, and asset recovery. In addition, Rick provided oversight around program management and implementation for the supply chain strategy road map.

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