The Master Group is pleased to welcome Yohan Mardini who joined the team Jan. 31 as vice president, supply chain.
A performance-driven professional with 21 years of experience as a leader in supply chain management, Mardini will be responsible for every aspect of supply chain management at Master including forecasting, procurement, warranty, warehousing, logistics and transportation. He will also have overall accountability for inventory management. All these departments and teams brought together in the newly created supply chain organization will report to him.
“As a market leader, Master continues to make significant progress to expand its footprint across Canada and the US both through acquisition and the investment in opening new branches in all regions”, said Neil McDougall, president, The Master Group. “We have also invested in new distribution facilities in Vaughan and Calgary and have made a commitment for future expansion to support our Eastern Region to further secure our position as the market leader. The addition of Yohan to our team ensures that we have a strategic leader accountable to develop, improve, maximize and sustain the operational performance necessary to support our continued growth and expansion and we are very excited to have him with us on our Master journey.”
Mardini's experience includes managing operations and providing advisory consulting within different industries such as food and beverage, grocery, retail, fashion and apparel, automotive, pharmaceutical, healthcare and telecommunications. He joins Master from Brault & Martineau where he was chief operating officer and has previous experience with Deloitte, Frito-Lay and Audi-Volkswagen, amongst others.
“I am extremely pleased and excited to join The Master Group, one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, and also the leader in the HVACR market," Mardini said. "It is an honor to accept the leadership of the new supply chain division and to collaborate with its team members well recognized for their excellence and expertise. Globally, Covid-19 has and will continue disrupting supply chain ecosystems worldwide. This is why the pandemic is the catalyst for next level transformation where end to end visibility along with flexibility are critical to support our customers. I am proud to be part of such a grand project and in light of Master’s recent success and impressive growth, my mindset targets bringing our customers, suppliers and other collaborators together to create lasting value with our supply chain. I look forward to meeting the entire team and getting started.”