ATLANTA – April 21, 2020 – Tosca, an innovator in reusable packaging and supply chain solutions, announced the promotion of Jon Kalin to Chief Commercial Officer. Jon joined the Tosca team in January of 2019 as Director of Sales and New Business Development. Jon is a seasoned leader whose diverse background in sales, operations, and product development positions him well to continue driving the significant growth and diversification of the business.
In his new role as CCO, Jon will lead business development and sales growth for Tosca, including all reusable packaging solutions for poultry, case ready meat, produce, eggs, cheese, and seafood. He will also be instrumental in the integration of the Polymer Logistics sales team following the company’s acquisition in December 2019.
“I couldn’t be more excited to lead the sales efforts for Tosca,” said Jon Kalin. “Not only do I believe in the economic benefits of our reusable solutions for grocery retailers and suppliers, with two daughters at home, I couldn’t be more proud of the work we’re doing to promote sustainable packaging solutions and reduce waste.”
Tosca CEO Eric Frank is excited about adding Jon to the executive team. “I have worked with Jon in a variety of capacities for more than 25 years,” he said. “I couldn’t think of anyone more deserving and ready for the challenges of growing and diversifying our business”
In his 30 year career prior to joining Tosca, Jon worked in engineering, plant and operations management, product design and development, business development and sales leadership at Rehrig Pacific. He has been a leader in RPC solutions since RPCs were first introduced to the US in the 2000s. He helped pioneer the industry with the leading solution providers including CHEP, Georgia Pacific, Hays, and Orbis Container Services. He was also involved in bringing RPCs to the leading retailers in Australia and New Zealand.
Jon has a degree in mechanical engineering from UC Berkeley. He lives in Danville, California with his wife and two children where he is an avid runner and a passionate world traveler.
Tosca (www.toscaltd.com) is a leading provider of reusable packaging and supply chain solutions across a diverse range of markets including eggs, case-ready meat, poultry, produce, cheese, and seafood. Our proven RPC system is a smarter way to move fresh product safely from source to shelf, substantially reducing shrink and labor cost, maintaining product quality, and optimizing overall supply chain efficiency for retailers, growers, and suppliers.