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Ron Harper

Ron Harper

VP of Logistics

DTI Board Member


Ron Harper is the Vice President of Global Logistics and Flow for J.C.Penney Company. Responsibilities include international and domestic logistics, including ocean, dray, rail, truck and small package delivery to include the final mile delivery of furniture and appliances. Harper is also responsible for inventory placement, flow types for retail and .com channels, EDI and vendor compliance services.

Harper's previous roles include Vice President of Supply Chain Operations for J.C.Penney and Senior Director of Operations for the PepsiCo. Harper was responsible for the national Chilled DSD (Direct Store Distribution) supporting Tropicana, Naked Juice, Gatorade, and Sabra Hummus brands. Harper was with PepsiCo for approximately 12 years serving in multiple supply chain function in both beverage and salty snack divisions.

Harper earned his master of science degree from the University of Denver and a bachelor of science degree from Michigan Technological University. He serves on the Board of Supply Chain Management at the University of North Texas.

When not working, Ron enjoys spending time with his wife Christine and daughter Lia. He and his family enjoy traveling both domestic and aboard. His hobbies include running, golfing, basketball and watching home improvement television.