Reddy Ice appoints Deborah Conklin as CEO
Mr. Conklin was also elected to the Board of Directors of Reddy Ice.
Ms. Conklin has served as President of Reddy Ice since February 2017 and continues to deliver high impact leadership as Reddy Ice enters its next phase of growth.
Ms. Conklin was a Managing Director of Centerbridge Partners Portfolio Operations Team from 2013 until she joined Reddy Ice earlier this year, most recently as interim CEO of Pei Wei Fresh Kitchen.
Previously, she spent a significant amount of time at Reddy Ice as an interim COO during Q1 and Q2 2013 to spearhead the company's cost-savings and routing optimization initiatives.
Prior to joining Centerbridge, Ms. Conklin was a Senior Operations Advisor at TPG Capital where she partnered with companies to drive top and bottom line improvements.
She was also COO of Hilex Poly.
Earlier in her career, she held several senior leadership roles at Masonite and Stanley Works.
Ms. Conklin holds a Master's in Business Administration from Queens University and a Bachelor of Science, Industrial Engineering, from Clemson University. ■