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Organically Grown Co. welcomes new innovative leadership

Northwest-based organic produce distributor Organically Grown Company has recently promoted Mike Boyle to vice president of sales and sourcing and welcomed Bryce White as vice president of business operations.Mike-BoyleMike Boyle

Boyle brings an exceptionally strong and diverse background in produce retail, wholesale distribution, commodity procurement, sales and team leadership. He joined OGC in 2013 and has served in multiple roles, most recently as the director of sales and business development. Previously, he led Pacific Northwest procurement as a regional produce coordinator for Whole Foods, and also served as director of produce for Andronico’s Community Markets in San Francisco, where he implemented systems for purchasing, receiving, quality control and merchandising.Bryce-WhiteBryce White

“By knitting together our sales and sourcing team leadership we hope to be an even stronger advocate for and partner to both our growers and customers,” said Boyle.

White joins OGC after a notable career in beverage manufacturing and distribution. A thought leader in plant management, direct store delivery and supply chain tactics, White most recently led the corporate supply chain and strategy work at Columbia Distributing. His focus included procurement, real estate, supply chain optimization and innovation. Prior to Columbia, he spent 14 years at PepsiCo in various roles including Plant Director.

White has served as the chair and president of the Washington State Warehouse Education and Research Council, a professional organization focused on warehouse management and its role in the supply chain. He also sits as an advisor for the Inventory Drone Technology start-up Fizikl in Washington.

“Mike and Bryce have been strategic leaders in their respective industries for decades,” said Elizabeth Nardi, chief executive officer of OGC. “These exceptional additions to the Organically Grown Company leadership team further strengthen our steadfast commitment to continued pioneering leadership and innovation in the organic supply chain.”