MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 26, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Navarre Corp. (Nasdaq:NAVR) ("Navarre"), a vertically integrated, multi-channel platform of e-commerce services and distribution solutions for retailers and manufacturers, has hired Don Sopko as vice president of operations. Don was previously the vice president of operations for Baker & Taylor, the world's largest book distributor, for 15 years.
In his new role, Don will oversee the company's operations organization and the activities of all fulfillment and distribution facilities throughout North America. He brings significant expertise in managing highly automated facilities with robust e-commerce fulfillment and retail distribution capabilities. Among other duties, Don will oversee the construction and implementation of equipment and systems in the company's new 770,000 square foot facility in Columbus, OH.
"Given Don's experience in successfully leading complex operations organizations, he is the perfect fit to direct our operations team as they build out the infrastructure that enables us to provide high levels of customer service while we undergo rapid growth," said Richard Willis, president and CEO of Navarre. "His deep understanding of e-commerce fulfillment and retail distribution will be a significant strategic asset as we continue to drive efficiencies in our business. We welcome Don to our team as Navarre enters its next stage of growth."
About Navarre Corporation
Founded in 1983, Navarre® provides a vertically integrated, multi-channel platform of e-commerce services and distribution solutions to retailers and manufacturers. The company uniquely offers retail distribution programs, web site development and hosting, customer care, e-commerce fulfillment, and third party logistics services. For additional information, please visit the company's website at www.Navarre.com.
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