Sydney – 12 December 2017: Brambles has announced the appointment of Laura Nador as President, CHEP North America, effective 1 January 2018. Ms Nador, currently President, CHEP USA, also becomes a member of Brambles’ Executive Leadership Team, reporting to Chief Executive Officer, Graham Chipchase.
As President, CHEP North America, Ms Nador will be responsible for the CHEP pooled pallet operations in Canada and USA, CHEP Recycled North America and the North American Pallecon and Automotive businesses.
Since joining Brambles in 2003, Ms Nador has held a number of senior management, commercial and supply chain roles within Brambles’ pallets and RPC operations in Europe, Latin America and North America. Ms Nador joined the US pooled pallet business in July 2016 and has held her current position as President, CHEP USA, since March 2017.
Laura joined Brambles in 2003, as Director, Distributor Sales, CHEP Europe. She was promoted to Vice President, RPCs (Reusable Plastic Crates), Europe in 2006. She became Vice President and Country General Manager, CHEP Iberia in 2008. Despite the significant economic headwinds in Spain, Laura grew the CHEP Iberia business, improved customer relationships and strengthened the leadership team.
After a successful tenure as Vice President, Supply Chain in CHEP Latin America, Laura was appointed Senior Vice President / General Manager of the CHEP USA Pooled Pallets business in July 2016 and then President, CHEP USA in March 2017, when she assumed additional responsibilities for the CHEP Recycled pallets, Pallecon and Automotive businesses in the USA. With effect from 1 January 2018, she is appointed as President, CHEP North America and a member of Brambles’ Executive Leadership Team.
Prior to Brambles, Laura worked for a number of years at the Fortune 500 logistics company, Ryder. She holds a Master of Engineering from the University of Buenos Aires and a Master of Business Administration from the London Business School.