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Ken Dee has over 25 years of experience in the assembly and supply chain management of primary and secondary packaging in the consumer packaged goods industry.

In his most recent role, Ken was the Chief Operating Officer of Red Thread Coffee Company, a nationally distributed cold brew coffee brand based out of New York. From 2015 to 2018, he was the Director of Cost Management responsible for all cost of good sold items as well as the company’s automated packaging initiative. Bai Brands was sold to Dr. Pepper Snapple Group (Now KDP) in 2017 for $1.7 billion.

While at Bai, he designed and validated one of the largest variety packing operations in the enhanced water industry, implementing an automated robotic solution that supported production levels of millions of cases per month and are still in use to this day.

Prior to this role from 2013 to 2015, Ken was a senior National Account Manager for Pratt Industries, the largest privately held manufacturer of recycled corrugated paper and packaging company in the world. At Pratt Industries, he managed business in 12 manufacturing facilities across the country and was awarded the prestigious Pinnacle Club Award given to the top performers across the company.

From 1996 to 2013, Ken held senior account management roles at Packaging Corporation of America and Temple Inland, two of the top vertically integrated paper and packaging companies in the United States.

Ken holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Drexel University.