Jesse Kreider named general manager of Ross Organic

8 December 2017

Jesse Kreider

Ross Organic, an Azelis Company, is pleased to announce that Jesse Kreider, currently VP of Sales & Strategy, has been promoted to the position of General Manager effective January 1st, 2018. In this new role, Jesse will be responsible for the overall operations of Ross Organic.

Jesse has spent the past three years at Ross Organic as Vice President – Sales & Strategy.  In this role, he successfully helped build a more sophisticated sales operation and recruited top industry talent.  During this time, the Ross Organic team has experienced record breaking growth.

“Every step of the way, Jesse has exceeded our expectations and I couldn’t be more confident that he is the right person to lead the business moving forward,” said Stephanie Leshney, Ross Organic President & CEO.

“Bill Ross, Stephanie, and Erin Coulter have built an amazing company and I am humbled and grateful for the opportunity to continue the tradition of doing the right things and helping to lead an amazing team onwards and upwards, said Jesse Kreider.  With the resources of Azelis industry-leading supplier partners, and our innovative customers, the future is bright for Ross Organic.

As part of the Azelis family in the Americas, Jesse will report directly to Tim Dooling, Managing Director, Personal Care/Home Care. “We are ecstatic to have Jesse in this role and  his continued success in positioning Ross as one of the leading specialty personal care distributors in the U.S” , said Tim Dooling.

Stephanie Leshney will move into an Executive Advisory role and Bill Ross, Founder, will continue providing invaluable guidance and insight as part of his continued role as a key consultant to the business.