Dallas, TX, July 09, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- DAVACO, Inc., the national leading provider of retail services, announced that Mark Roberson, vice president of global consolidation and logistics, was recently named vice president of product merchandising and global consolidation. In this role, Roberson oversees complex and integrated programs for DAVACO’s retail and wholesale clients at the store level, including merchandising, logistics and consolidation, warehousing, site and marketing surveys, and fundamental graphics and fixture installations. He reports to F.L. Chase, senior vice president of retail operations.
“We are confident that Mark’s experience and passion for high-quality services will ultimately benefit our clients. He is an accomplished leader at DAVACO, with first-hand knowledge and store experience to develop solutions and best practices to meet the evolving needs of DAVACO’s retail and wholesale clients. He knows what it takes to make sure all of the elements are in place at the right time,” said Chase. “Mark also understands the unique nature of executing complex programs in an open-store environment without disrupting store personnel, business operations or, most importantly, the customers’ shopping experience.”
Roberson joined DAVACO in 1990 and has served in a variety of management positions over the last 18 years, with responsibilities ranging from overseeing the logistical management of field employees, job scheduling and tracking, to directing all phases of field training, equipment rental and temporary labor acquisition. He most recently served as vice president of global logistics and consolidation. Prior to joining DAVACO, Roberson owned and operated RobCo Construction, a regional general contracting firm that specialized in high-end residential and light retail construction for 14 years.
“As one of DAVACO’s first employees, Mark’s contribution and leadership to DAVACO over the last 18 years has been essential to our success as a retail service provider,” said Rick Davis, CEO/owner of DAVACO. “Not only does he know the intricacies of servicing the retail industry, but his vast understanding of DAVACO, its history, its services and its people, make him the ideal person to develop and manage the implementation of integrated retail programs for our product merchandising and global consolidation division.”