Apex Tool Group Announces James G. Booth as SVP, Global OpEx, and Supply Chain

Apex Tool Group Announces James G. Booth as SVP, Global OpEx, and Supply Chain

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October 12, 2022                                                                                             




Apex Tool Group Names James G. Booth as SVP, Global OpEx and Supply Chain


Charlotte, NC – October 12, 2022 – Apex Tool Group today announced the appointment of James G. Booth to SVP, Global OpEx and Supply Chain.

Booth is an accomplished supply chain and global operations leader with over 27 years of experience at prominent consumer products and industrial companies like VF Corporation, Heritage Home Group, Newell Rubbermaid, and Ford Motor Company. He most recently served as the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Information Officer at Corsicana Mattress Company, where he was responsible for distribution, manufacturing operations, supply chain, strategic sourcing, and logistics.

“I am excited to be joining such a talented and engaged team. The ATG family of products is best-in-class, and I’m proud to represent them. The last few years have presented many supply chain challenges, and I look forward to bringing my expertise to ATG to help take them head-on,” said Booth.

As SVP, Global OpEx and Supply Chain, Booth will serve on the Executive Leadership team and report directly to Jim Roberts, Chief Executive Officer, Apex Tool Group. He will be responsible for improving supply chain and operational efficiencies, flow through, and working capital.

“I am confident that James’s experience and deep industry knowledge will help us navigate global supply chain constraints and further our work toward operational excellence,” said Roberts.

Booth has an MBA from the University of Detroit, a Master of Manufacturing Operations from Kettering University, and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Victoria.

About Apex Tool Group

Apex Tool Group is a leading global manufacturer and supplier of high-performance hand and power tools, tool storage, drill chucks, chain and electrical soldering products for industrial, commercial and demanding do-it-yourself applications. ATG designs, manufacturers, markets, and sells proprietary brands, including GEARWRENCH®, Crescent®, SATA®, Cleco®, Weller®, and APEX®. ATG serves a multitude of global markets, including motor vehicle, aerospace, electronics, energy, hardware, industrial, and consumer retail. Learn more at www.apextoolgroup.com.