Packable is a leading e-commerce enablement platform helping the world's most ambitious businesses to drive accelerated online sales.
Since founding Pharmapacks over a decade ago, Andrew has led the company to unicorn status, as Packable was valued at over $1 billion following a strategic investment from The Carlyle Group in 2020. Packable continues to work with virtual malls like Amazon, Target, Walmart, Google, and Facebook, while also helping emerging brands grow their business.
Andreas evaluates and crafts the company’s financial strategy, and oversees the analysis and implementation of various reporting, forecasting and budgeting processes. Andreas joins Packable from Faultine Solutions, the e-commerce consulting firm he founded in 2014. Andreas has over 20 years of financial, digital and e-commerce experience at companies such as L Brands, PepsiCo and Walmart.
Chris oversees the company’s continued expansion and optimization of its warehouse and supply chain functions. Chris works closely with Packable’s senior leaders to optimize inventory management and prioritize health, safety, and employee experience. Prior to joining Packable, Chris served as VP of Global Supply Chain Transformation and Director of Operations at Cardinal Health, one of the largest pharmaceutical distribution companies in the world.
Adam manages Packable’s emerging brand portfolio and drives new growth opportunities for Packable’s brand partners. Adam is an industry leader with more than 20 years of experience building brands. He joined Packable from Reckitt Benckiser Inc., where he most recently served as General Manager of U.S. Sales.
Ash is responsible for increasing the growth and scale of Packable’s core technologies and implementing key systems. Ash brings more than 30 years of technology experience at some of largest global consumer brands, including Mondelēz International, P&G and Chobani.
Daniel creates innovative, world-class experiences for Packable’s brand partners. Daniel joined Packable from Grey Global Group, part of WPP, where he served as Worldwide Chief Innovation Officer and worked with clients such as Volvo and P&G. Daniel also previously served as Chief Digital Officer of North America at McCann Worldwide.
Leanna is responsible for attracting and retaining talent. She brings more than 15 years of human resources experience and has a diverse skill set from managing recruitment at organizations undergoing rapid growth including PepsiCo, Tory Burch, and Pfizer.
Adam leads the business development division for CPG and emerging brand partnerships, as well as supplier relationships and negotiations. Since joining Pharmapacks eight years ago, Adam has been a key driver in creating the CPG, Emerging Brand, and Equity Stake Portfolio divisions – and substantially expanding Packable’s distributor network. Prior to his current role, Adam served as Pharmapack’s Chief Operating Officer. Before joining, Adam co-founded a health and beauty e-commerce business in 2010. Adam also co-founded and operated an e-commerce digital marketing agency for 11 years.
Maria oversees all the company’s legal affairs, including compliance and enterprise risk, corporate governance, and regulatory matters. Maria joined Packable from SoulCycle Inc., where she served as General Counsel. Maria previously held senior in-house legal roles at cosmetics and personal care giant Revlon Inc., British beauty retailer The Body Shop, and Warner Chilcott, a global pharmaceutical company focused on women’s healthcare. Prior to her in-house legal roles, Maria spent seven years at Latham & Watkins LLP and Torys LLP.
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