Former Visy National Business Manager Joins BlockBit as Chief Operating Officer

Posted on July 23, 2019

BlockBit Solutions today announced that former Visy National Business Manager Paul Whybird has been appointed Chief Operating Officer, a new position within BlockBit Solutions. Paul Whybird will join CEO Reeanjou Ram, to jointly drive the business forward.

"Paul is a seasoned and trusted professional who consistently delivers results. He is uniquely qualified to drive strategic prioritisation and accountability within BlockBit Solutions with a focus on customer growth," said Reeanjou Ram, CEO, BlockBit Solutions. "I have tremendous confidence in Paul’s ability to align BlockBit Solutions world-class traceability platform with cutting edge operational practices within the Australasian market to drive and extend the next-generation of supply chain developments."

During his 12 plus-years of tenure at Visy, Paul worked with Visy’s blue-chip customer base, including global food & beverage and e-commerce giants to secure long term billion dollar plus contracts that delivered surety of supply and allowed key infrastructure to be created. Previous to Visy, Paul acquired a wealth of global experience working for Swedish security giant ASSA Abloy and Hong Kong construction company CPT. Paul is also an avid sailor and has competed in the last 7 Sydney to Hobart yacht races and is in training for this years’ 75th edition of the Ocean racing classic.

"Timing is everything and what a great time it is to join BlockBit – there has been some incredible work done by Reeanjou and her team in developing this cutting-edge traceability platform at a time when the market is demanding supply chain transparency. I am incredibly proud to help lead the company through this next phase of growth and innovation tied with operational excellence," said Paul.

Effective immediately, Paul will assume responsibility for sales, marketing and operations and will be responsible for the alignment and prioritisation of the company’s investments and ensuring operational excellence across the company.

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