Quiet Logistics Appoints Darby French as Chief Financial Officer
Key Executive Role Expanded to Support Company's Rapid Growth
ANDOVER, Mass. – March, 2011 –
Quiet Logistics, the only multi-tenant robotic Fulfillment to Consumer (F2C) outsource provider, today announced that Darby French has been promoted to the new role of Chief Financial Officer. This appointment reflects the company's commitment to build and maintain a strong and dynamic management team during a period of sustained growth.
Ms. French has 25 years of experience in Finance. Previously, French was VP of Finance at P&H Solutions in Newton, Mass., where she played a key role in the successful sale of the company to ACI Worldwide, Inc. After the sale, she remained as VP of Finance with the newly formed subsidiary and then moved into a Director of Sales Operations position for the larger corporation. Prior to ACI, French worked for BankBoston as Controller of International Private Banking and began her career at Coopers & Lybrand. She received her Bachelor's degree from Colgate University and her Master in Accounting from Northeastern University.
Quiet Logistics leverages industry leading warehouse automation technologies and robotics to provide the highest levels of product and brand care service, including order and inventory accuracy at competitive price points to deliver on "the real moment of truth" in e-Commerce. "The real moment of truth" takes place when the order is delivered and opened by the customer, who then makes the crucial decision to form or change an opinion of the product, service or brand. Keeping the order promise is key, and fulfilling on that promise wins the moment of truth.
"Along with attracting world-class talent from outside the company, one of our top priorities is growing Quiet Logistics' existing leadership team," said Bruce Welty, CEO of Quiet Logistics. "Darby will play a critical role in leading Quiet Logistics into the future. Her well-deserved promotion is a result of her ability to manage and bolster our accounting and administration competence, the respect she earned from her peers, customers and partners, as well as her overall contribution to the company."
About Quiet Logistics
Quiet Logistics is the first Fulfillment to Consumer (F2C) provider to deliver a complete outsourced solution that leverages the game-changing material handling robotics of Kiva Systems to some of the eCommerce industry's fastest growing e-tailers including The Gilt Groupe, Bonobos, Milly, Tucker Blair, APART, The Shirt™ and Cloudveil. Quiet Logistics "Consumer Driven Fulfillment (CDF)" services is an alignment of best-in-class operations experience and a fully integrated technology platform with a simplified business model which considerably improves distribution throughput, accuracy, scalability and flexibility at a lower cost.
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