FOCUS Brands announced that Anissa Mandell has been promoted to the role of Senior Vice President of Supply Chain. Anissa steps into this role after serving most recently as Vice President of Supply Chain.
Joining FOCUS Brands in 2011, Anissa has been in the supply chain industry for more than 25 years, gaining experience across various Supply Chain roles. Through her tenure and experience at FOCUS she has become a valuable leader in the supply chain team, understanding the nuances and complexity involved in working with multiple cross-functional brand teams to drive results. Of note, Anissa was instrumental in the formation of Focus Supply Chain (FSC), which was developed to leverage the combined activities of all brands into a consolidated, best in class supply network delivering competitive and beneficial programs for the seven brand organization at FOCUS. In the Senior Vice President role, Anissa is now responsible for overseeing the strategic planning framework for Supply Chain, Distribution, Logistics and Quality Assurance functions for all brands as well as planning and directing all aspects of policies, objectives and initiatives for each supply chain function to ensure adaptable and scalable solutions.
Anissa is a member of the National Restaurant Association Supply Chain Executive Board, a group focused on driving a collective objective to evaluate how to optimize supply chain best practices across all key industry stakeholders.