Tepperman’s recently announced that Masoud Negad has been promoted to Vice President of Operations & Supply Chain. In this role, Mr. Negad will join Tepperman’s executive leadership team and will have responsibility for supply chain, logistics, warehousing and home delivery for the Windsor-based furniture, mattress, appliance & electronics retail chain.
Mr. Negad, formerly Appliances & Electronics Buyer and Director of Supply Chain, started with Tepperman’s in 1987 as a sales person in the Chatham, Ontario retail location. Within a few years Mr. Negad was promoted to manager of the Chatham location before being promoted again, this time to manager of Tepperman’s location in Sarnia, Ontario. In 1995, Mr. Negad advanced to the role of Electronics and Appliance Buyer, taking on the additional responsibilities of Director of Supply Chain in 2011. Over the years, Mr. Negad has proven himself in every challenge he’s taken on including earning an MBA in 2005. Masoud brings a number of strengths to the senior leadership team including analytics, problem solving, leadership, a strong regard for the Mission, Vision and Values, and a passion for the business.
“I’m extremely pleased that Tepperman’s was able to fill this new position from within our existing team of talented leaders,” said Andrew Tepperman, President. “We’re very proud of Masoud’s accomplishments. With this addition to our executive team, we’re the strongest we’ve ever been and our retailing future becomes that much more exciting.”
Headquartered in Windsor, Ontario, Tepperman’s is an 87-year old community-focused retailer of furniture, mattresses, electronics & appliances specializing in family-to-family financing, and which operates 7 stores under the Tepperman’s and Bargain Annex banners. Founded in 1925 by Nate Tepperman, Tepperman’s is currently in its 3rd generation of family ownership and operation. For more information visit www.teppermans.com
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