E-grocery retailer Sustainable Produce Urban Delivery, or SPUD, today announced the appointment of Peter Tyszewicz as interim Chief Operating Officer. Tyszewicz will support Human Resources and Operations, including the management and growth of internal teams, while continuing to enhance communication across all departments.
With nearly 30 years of experience in manufacturing, product development and commercialization, Tyszewicz has a deep background in technology leadership and operations management having worked with large international companies and many Canadian technology firms. Most recently, he held multiple executive roles with food packaging and renewable energy companies with responsibilities for engineering, manufacturing, supply chain, talent management and IT. He has an extensive automotive background with several senior and executive roles for Tier 1 suppliers in Michigan, Europe and Asia.
“SPUD has experienced significant growth recently and we expect that to continue. Peter’s experience in execution and achieving results by focusing on teams is something we’re very excited to learn and grow from,” said Peter van Stolk, SPUD CEO and Founder and CEO of Food-X Technologies. “As we continue to build out our talented team, it’s critical to have leaders like Peter who truly understand what we have accomplished, where we currently stand, and our strategic goals for the future. Peter’s ability to coach and mentor, and impart experience and insight while listening and learning, will be extremely valuable to us as we work together to further our growth and operational excellence.”
Tyszewicz said, “I am proud to join a company with such smart and passionate people who have a strong understanding of technology and appreciation of sustainability. The team is doing important and innovative work in the rapidly expanding e-grocery space, establishing a solid foundation with a tremendous runway for global growth. I’m extremely excited to be a part of SPUD and I look forward to working with the talented team to execute against our strategic goals.”