SOURCE: RK Group

RK Group

March 31, 2016 11:00 ET

RK Group Names Kip Shepard Vice President

25 Year Industry Veteran Brings Experience in Innovation and Supply Chain Excellence in Cyber, Energy, High Tech, Semiconductor Industries

FREMONT, CA--(Marketwired - Mar 31, 2016) - RK Group has hired 'Kip' Shepard as Vice President of the company, responsible for Operations, Strategy and Business Development, reporting to Rock Magnan, president.

Said Magnan, "We are pleased to have someone of the caliber of Kip Shepard to develop our team and lead our strategy and planning efforts into the next decade."

Christopher 'Kip' Shepard is a twenty-five year logistics industry veteran with experience across all aspects of supply chain management for startups to Fortune 500 companies. Most recently he helped grow the cyber tech innovator FireEye, from 100 employees when he joined to more than 2500 employees and a revenue pace of growth in double digits every quarter. Prior to FireEye, Kip founded Five Phases SCM which provided supply chain and operational logistics consulting to Fortune 500 companies, including Elmfield Energy, Matson Logistics, LAM Research and Google. Prior to founding his own company, Kip was with Menlo Logistics for more than 14 years, largely with High Tech customer responsibility. He has an MBA in Organization Development and a BA in Political Science from the University of Southern California.

About RK Group, Inc.

Founded in 1983, RK Group provides manufacturing logistics services customized for Silicon Valley's iconic high tech manufacturing companies, as well as spare parts and finished goods distribution for high tech companies, medical device, consumer goods leaders, innovators and start-ups for which the San Francisco Bay Area and Northern California community are known. For more, go to www.rklogisticsgroup.com.

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