Fortna Names John Dillon as Executive Vice President of Operations - Fortna


Fortna Names John Dillon as Executive Vice President of Operations

ATLANTA, GA (7 September 2021) – Fortna®, The Distribution Experts™, a leading consulting, engineering services and software company for warehousing and distribution, today announced the appointment of John Dillon as Executive Vice President of Operations. In this role, Dillon will be responsible for continuing to develop high-performance delivery teams that maintain Fortna as the industry leader for optimised omnichannel and eCommerce fulfilment. Leading the Operations, Planning and Delivery teams, Dillon will manage all aspects of excellence in delivery across initiatives that include innovative solutioning with robotics, intelligent software, and advanced technologies.

“John’s 25+ years of industry experience in leading and managing successful transformation projects and developing long-term client relationships will continue to raise the Fortna reputation for delivering exceptional business results,” said Rob McKeel, CEO at Fortna. “His leadership will be critical as it relates to our ability to continue our growth strategy through successful delivery of critical eCommerce optimisation projects for our clients,” he continued.

“I am excited to join Fortna and eager to lead our delivery team in the optimisation of order fulfilment capabilities, driving long-term profitability for our clients,” stated Dillon. “I look forward to delivering data-driven automation and robotic solutions that solve complex distribution challenges for our clients,” he added.

Dillon joins Fortna from Honeywell Intelligrated where he was Chief Project Officer. He was responsible for leading and managing project teams as they successfully designed and delivered advanced automation and robotic fulfilment solutions for leading global companies. Prior to that role, he held executive leadership roles at Swisslog Logistics Automation and Daifuku-Wynright. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Illinois.

About Fortna
Fortna partners with the world’s leading brands to transform their distribution operations to keep pace with digital disruption and growth objectives. Known world-wide as The Distribution Experts™, we design and deliver intelligent solutions, powered by FortnaWES™ software, to optimise fast, accurate and cost-effective order fulfilment. Our people, innovative approach and proprietary algorithms and tools ensure optimal operations design and material and information flow. We deliver exceptional value every day to our clients with comprehensive services including network strategy, distribution centre operations, material handling automation, supply chain systems, warehouse software design and implementation, and a comprehensive suite of lifecycle services and support.

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