Cork Supply USA Promotes Peter Hladun to Vice President of Operations
Cork Supply USA announced the promotion of Peter Hladun from director of technical services to vice president of operations. In his new role, Hladun will oversee the company’s operations at its Benicia facility, including all technical services, supply chain and customer service, as well as cork production, and barrel and oak alternative production at the company’s Tonellerie Ô cooperage. Peter will also advise CEO James Herwatt on organizational culture and strategic business development.
Since joining Cork Supply USA in 2011, Hladun has been a driving force behind new technical research and development. His responsibilities have included supporting sales efforts, managing ISO and lean systems, operating as a liaison between CSU and customers on all technical issues, and overseeing rigorous quality control programs for the company’s entire portfolio, including corks, barrel production, oak alternatives, synthetic closures, capsules and screwcaps.
The Cork Supply Group is an ISO-certified producer of premium wine packaging and luxury cooperage products. The group operates production facilities on four continents and sells to wineries in more than 30 countries.