GARLAND, Texas — Fortress Building Products has announced the promotion of Drew Sundholm to vice president, supply chain. In this leadership role, Sundholm will focus on expanding the company’s manufacturing and supply chain footprint, while improving operational performance. This move will help Fortress scale operations and expand fulfillment capabilities to meet customer demand amidst the country’s continued fervor for home improvement projects.
Sundholm initially joined Fortress as director, Railing & Lighting Category, in August 2020. As vice president, supply chain, Sundholm will focus on optimizing Fortress’ end-to-end customer delivery supply chain by expanding the company’s manufacturing network, while improving inventory planning, global logistics and order fulfillment capabilities, the company announced in a press release.
“We’re confident Drew will excel in his new role — his proven leadership and experience in supplier negotiations makes him a critical addition to the Fortress Senior Leadership Team,” said Mike Walsh, chief operating officer, in a press release. “He has a wealth of experience directly related to this position and will help Fortress maintain focus on widening our reach to provide our global customers with innovative outdoor living building solutions.”
Prior to joining Fortress, Sundholm spent over 15 years developing sourcing strategies for PrimeSource Building Products. He also spent seven years in various leadership positions with Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., while in their management development program.