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Argon & Co announces new Partners


Argon & Co is pleased to announce the promotion of its Associate Partners David Ring, Chris Foord, and James Lee to Partners.

“At the core of our growth is the growth of our people,” says Paul Eastwood, Managing Partner of Argon & Co APAC.

“It is particularly rewarding to witness individuals flourishing within our organisation, with each appointee demonstrating the competencies, capabilities, and, most importantly, our cultural values. We are privileged to welcome David, James, and Chris to our global partnership.”

Based in the Sydney office, David Ring boasts a rich background of more than 15 years in the realms of supply chain, inventory management, and project management. Throughout his career journey, David has consistently brought his wealth of expertise to the table, steering the delivery of high-quality and sustainable transformation outcomes across diverse landscapes.

David Ring, Associate Partner at Argon & Co.
David Ring, Partner at Argon & Co.

“I am excited to join the Argon & Co partnership cohort and play a key role in growing our business into the leading Supply Chain and operations and play a key role in growing our business into the leading Supply Chain and operations transformation consultancy across the ANZ and APAC region,” says David Ring, newly appointed Partner.

“Working with our fabulous team, I am looking forward to continuing the momentum we have developed across our Logistics and distribution practice while advancing our demonstrated capability in operational continuity and resilience planning.”

After steering the New Zealand business over the past few years, Chris Foord has emerged as a seasoned supply chain professional with extensive international experience throughout the value chain in the multinational retail and consumer goods industry. He excels in guiding operational transformation programs that comprehensively address infrastructure, people, processes, and systems across the end-to-end supply chain.

Chris Foord, Associate Partner at Argon & Co.
Chris Foord, Partner at Argon & Co.

“I am delighted to be joining the Argon & Co partnership,” says Chris Foord, newly appointed Partner. “Our journey in Australia and New Zealand over recent years has been an amazing role. I am excited for the next chapter as we provide a truly end-to-end supply chain offer to help NZ companies achieve and sustain world class performance.”

Situated in the Melbourne office, James Lee brings forth a wealth of experience, with over 15 years leading supply chain transformations in both functional leadership and external consulting roles. His extensive expertise spans the FMCG and Retail industries across ANZ and the Asia Pacific, focusing on network design, end-to-end planning (including IBP), and e-commerce/digital operations.

James Lee, Associate Partner at Argon & Co.
James Lee, Partner at Argon & Co.

“I am deeply humbled and immensely proud to join the global partnership at Argon & Co,” says James. “After several years in the industry, it is truly remarkable to return to Argon & Co and witness our evolution into one of Asia Pacific’s leading supply chain operations transformation consultancies.”

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