Fred Dohn is CEO Americas. Prior to assuming this role in June 2007, he held various roles within ARC International where he started in 1987. Mr. Dohn served as the Director of Worldwide Business to Business from 2003 where he was based in France. He was CEO ARC International North America until 2003 and previously held other positions including, Retail Sales Director.
Mr. Dohn received a Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Seton Hall University.
Fabien Klimsza is Chief Financial Officer Americas. Prior to assuming this position in August 2013, he held various roles within the ARC International global operations where he started in 1998. Mr. Klimsza served as Director of Treasury in France from August 2012. He was CFO for ARC Distribution France from August 2009 until 2012 and previously held other positions including, Financial Controller and Manager Corporate Industrial Strategy.
Mr. Klimsza is a 2005 Palmer Scholar with a Master of Business Administration from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. He received a Master of Engineering in 1998 from Institut Catholique d’Arts et Metiers in France.
Ron Biagi is Vice President Sales and Marketing North America for both the Consumer Goods and Business to Business Divisions, which he has been overseeing since December of 2010. Prior to this, Mr. Biagi served as National Sales Manager and National Account Manager for the Business to Business division since joining ARC International North America in 1986.
Prior to joining ARC, Mr. Biagi was Vice President/General Manager for Wheaton Manor a Consumer Goods Division of Wheaton Industries and a leader in the tabletop glassware industry. Mr. Biagi joined Wheaton directly from Rutgers University.
Mr. Biagi received his degree in Political Science and Business from Rutgers University in 1976.
Emmanuel Gauffeny is Vice President Supply Chain Americas. Prior to assuming this position in June 2007, he served as Director of Forecasting and Planning since 2003, and previously served as Director of Operations. Mr. Gauffeny joined ARC International North America in 1992 as Plant Engineer and led the expansion of the manufacturing facility resulting in a 50% increase in capacity.
Mr. Gauffeny received a Master of Business Administration in International Business from the Paris Institut Superieur de Gestion in 1987 and a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes Industrielles in 1985.
Tom Reed is Vice President Human Resources Americas. Prior to assuming this position in June 2007, he had served as Director Human Resources since joining ARC International North America in August 2006.
Prior to joining ARC, Mr. Reed had served as Vice President Human Resources for Unique Industries, Inc., a manufacturer and worldwide distributor of party paper ware and accessories. Before that, he served in a Corporate Human Resource role with Airgas, Inc., the nation's leading supplier of industrial, medical and specialty gases, and hard goods.
Mr. Reed received a Master of Business Administration in Human Resources from Temple University in 1993 and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resources and Marketing from Temple in 1991.
Grégory Decoster is VP Operations North America. Prior to assuming this position in July 2013, he held various roles within the ARC International global operations where he started in 1993. Mr. Decoster most recently served as Manager Special/Clear Glass Plant in France from 2009. He previously held other positions including, Director of Tooling, Methods and Industrialization, New Product Manager and Technical Department Manager.
Mr. Decoster received a Business Management degree from Institut d’Administration des Entreprises in Lille in 2001 and an Engineering Degree from the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Arts & Metiers in Paris in 1993.
Bryan O’Rourke is President Cardinal, which supports the Food Service Division of North America. He has been leading the organization since 2002.
Prior to assuming this position, Mr. O’Rourke served in various roles of increasing responsibility within Cardinal. Prior to joining Cardinal, Mr. O’Rourke was Sales Manager/Food and Beverage for The Willard Intercontinental, which is the leading Hotel in Washington D.C. (Former home of the Presidents). Before that, he served in an Investment Banking role with Salomon Brothers on Wall Street, New York City from 1984 to 1990.
Mr. O’Rourke received an Executive MBA from Kellogs in June 1996, a Master of Business Administration from Harvard in May 1992, and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Fordham University in 1989.