McDermott + Bull has successfully placed Ron Kane as the Vice President of Operations and Supply Chain of Kellogg Garden Products. Reporting to the President, Ron will create and deploy business objectives, policies, and programs integrated across all functional areas of the supply chain. He will also be responsible for sourcing, planning, manufacturing, testing, distribution, and service functions, along with driving operational improvement initiatives.

Ron began his career in the U.S. Army where he served almost four years as a non-commissioned officer. After transitioning out of the Army, Ron found an opportunity at Nestlé Waters where he spent the next 20 years of his career progressing through multiple roles and responsibilities all over the country. Ron has extensive experience running large production facilities and managing logistics, purchasing, operations, and end to end supply chain. With a distinguished background at Nestlé and Monster Energy, and more recently at Pabst and Stone Brewing, Ron possesses a set of invaluable skills that will strengthen Kellogg’s supply chain operations.

Since 1925, Kellogg Garden Products has been a major force behind the Southern California agriculture, gardening, and landscaping industries. A family owned and operated company, their roots run deep and span four generations. With careful planning, Kellogg has continued to grow in new directions, explore new markets, and forge new partnerships while maintaining the seed of integrity that started the company.

This executive search was completed by McDermott + Bull Co-Founder and Managing Partner Chris Bull, Senior Executive Recruiter Sara Pizarro, and Director Anne Terry.