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DNP International Names Jim Schultz as Chief Operating Officer
SANTA FE SPRINGS, California (February 21, 2012) Jim Schultz has been named DNP’s Chief Operating Officer.
“Jim has over 30 years of experience in our industry and understands the China and North America market very well, having visited Asia over 50 times in the last nine years. His experience and ability will help align DNP’s world-class sourcing and sales with industry-leading operational practices to drive and extend DNP’s market leadership. I believe he will bring the company to the next level.” David Ji stated when asked about the new addition to the DNP family.
Before joining DNP, Schultz was General Manager, Global Products Division at Brenntag Inc., the largest chemical distributor in the world. There he created and implemented a global supply chain management operation and had direct responsibility for US and China operations. Schultz spearheaded the successful acquisition of a multimillion dollar company in China managing strategic relationships and sales with well-defined goals, strategies and results. Prior to that, Schultz held various Sales, Operations and Administrative Executive positions for Univar, Inc. the largest chemical distributor in the United States. Here, he successfully implemented self-directed teams and order fulfillment strategies to improve customer service and sales force effectiveness.
“Together, with David and the great team at DNP International, we’ll build upon their accomplishments and strengthen our service offerings to ensure customer and partner success that will uniquely distinguish us in the industries we serve,” says Schultz. “I am thrilled to have this opportunity to work with DNP’s customers, partners, and employees.”
Mr. Schultz holds a MBA from University of Phoenix and a Bachelors of Science in Business Management from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.