Pas Reform has set the tone for further expansion and supply chain development with the appointment of Jacques le Comte to the new role of procurement and supply chain manager.

An experienced, international procurement professional, Jacques holds a B.EC. in logistics and economics from HEAO-Arnhem and has worked in senior purchasing, procurement and supply chain management roles for more than a decade.

In his new role with Pas Reform, Jacques is responsible for strategic procurement and the day-to-day management of an international team. Wouter Heideman, director of operations, says Jacques' appointment is central to Pas Reform's strategy for further expansion in new and current markets as the Dutch company gears up for increasing demands on its supply chain achieved its highest ever supply of units in a single month last year," said Heideman, "which really tested, and proved, communications, flexibility and dependability within our supply chain."

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With value engineering at the core of its strategy in 2013, Pas Reform will also introduce a new barcode system and an international code of practice this year.

"Jacques' role is to coordinate, manage and optimize contributions to these goals from the entire supply chain. His substantial OEM experience and collaborative, highly motivational approach will be important drivers for maintaining this robust performance with increased demand," said Heideman.

Jacques le Comte will be based at Pas Reform headquarters in Zeddam, The Netherlands.