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Americold announces appointment of Andrea Darweesh as executive vice president & chief human resources officer

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Americold, provider of temperature-controlled warehousing and logistics to the food industry, announced that Andrea Darweesh has joined the company as an Executive Vice President and its Chief Human Resources Officer.

Darweesh will lead Americold’s Human Resources department and continue its strategy to attract and retain the industry’s most effective individuals with rewarding careers. In her role at Americold, Darweesh will be responsible for all human resource policy implementation, motivating company culture, talent management and succession planning, compensation development, employee relations and mentoring the human resources organization.

Darweesh brings more than 20 years of executive-level human resources experience to Americold, having previously served in senior roles with Equifax, Nordstrom and Coca Cola, and most recently serving as executive vice president and chief HR officer with The Weather Channel.

“Andrea is an exciting addition to our team. She brings great experience along with a strong passion, enthusiasm and drive which will add to the strong human resources foundation she will inherit,” commented Fred Boehler, President & CEO of Americold.
Darweesh graduated from Texas Tech University with a double major Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Political Science, and she holds an MBA in Organizational Development from Emory University in Atlanta, GA.

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