Charkit Chemical Corporation appointed Lee Wachter as senior vice president of operations, effective October 13, 2014. In his newly appointed position, Wachter reports directly to Charles Hinnant, president of Charkit, to lead all global supply chain operations, including customer service, purchasing, logistics, third-party warehouses, and materials management. He is also responsible for information technology and its innovative application to continuously improve and optimize operations to support the company’s strategic objectives.
Wachter has many years of experience as and operations and technology executive, which includes 10 years of successfully working for private equity firms and for 20 years working at business-to-business and business-to-consumer companies.During the past 10 years, as founder of Interactive Ingenuity, and serving as interim COO/CIO, he has conducted due diligence, revitalized technology platforms and re-engineered operating procedures and global supply chains to successfully support profitable revenue growth and exit strategies for portfolio companies of privateequity firms, which included: Lineage Capital, Cordova, Smart and Williams (CSW) and WAFRA Partners. Earlier in his career he served as CIO and director with several companies including PepsiCo, Citibank, Diageo and Olympus.