Selecta Management names Stephen Ferguson chief operating officer

selecta-622Selecta Management has announced that Stephen Ferguson has been appointed chief operating officer, reporting to David Flochel, CEO of Selecta. Ferguson will be responsible for implementing the group operational excellence strategy across regions and functions and for developing new technology and innovation strategies.

“Stephen is an accomplished leader, directing large and remote operations, delivering consistent results and fostering effective collaboration across multiple markets with a strong track record of turning around underperforming operations,” said David Flochel, CEO, Selecta. “I have tremendous confidence in Stephen’s ability to align Selecta’s exceptional operational experience with industry-leading innovation to drive and extend the next-generation of Selecta’s market leadership”

Selecta is emphasizing the importance of innovation tied with operational excellence by creating a dedicated COO position. Ferguson will build on the foundation of Roger Müller’s leadership who will now focus on his core role as chief procurement officer of Selecta Group, delivering key strategic initiatives.

Over the past few years, Stephen Ferguson has been in several senior leadership positions at Amazon, Mars drinks and Intel, in Europe and in the USA, overseeing field and customer service, logistics, technology functions, managing major facility, leading restructurings and ERP implementation in customer care.