NEW YORK — Tom Cole, chairman and chief executive officer of Federated Logistics & Operations, has joined the advisory board of The Thread, an online global sourcing network for the apparel, textile, footwear and accessories industries.
Jack Listanowsky, Thread’s interim chief executive said, “Tom brings tremendous expertise to a board already comprised of extraordinary talent in their respective fields. Tom’s deep knowledge of logistics and operations gives us the insight and connections to help expand our leadership presence in the industry.”
“The Thread offers companies a vital resource for supply chain management and sourcing,” said Cole.
Cole has a long track record at Federated, which he joined in 1980 as vice president and controller of the former I. Magnin division. He rose to president and chief operating officer of Federated Merchandising in 1988 and assumed his current position in 1995.