Profile: Steve Somers Jr.
When you call Vigon now and ask for Steve Somers, our receptionist Ann, has to ask "Which One?".
As many of you know, Steve Somers'
has been working with us for over a year now as Director of Materials Management, and having two "Steve's" now is not the only change that has taken place.
As Director of Materials Management, Steve's primary focus is on improving the efficiency and effectiveness of our purchasing and planning functions while developing and strengthening our overseas partnerships with a variety of raw material suppliers at source.
role for only a little more than a year, Steve
has already made a huge impact from a sourcing standpoint allowing us to become even more price competitive than we already were as well as from a offering standpoint by adding new key ingredients to our already broad line.
The impact that he
has made has been received extremely well both from both our customers as well as from the Yipppeee!
Team as it has created a lot of new opportunities for everyone.
Steve came to us after living and working in Hong Kong for Goldman Sachs as a Real Estate Financial Analyst where he analyzed the feasibility of various global real estate investments for Goldman.
However Steve was no stranger to Vigon as he has worked at Vigon since he was 16 years old in virtually all areas of the company including Production, the QC Lab, Shipping and Receiving, and Finance and Accounting.
Steve studied Corporate Finance and Accounting at Bentley College in Boston where he graduated Summa Cum Laude before joining Goldman Sachs.
is not at Vigon
enjoys playing golf, traveling, and spending time in and around his
home in Hoboken NJ.
When asked what he
likes most about Vigon
replied "Everyday provides a different challenge, a new opportunity to learn, a new opportunity to improve, and a new opportunity to have some fun"!
Steve Somers 14 Years
Stephen B Somers 1 Year