TriMark USA, LLC, the country’s leading provider of design services, equipment, and supplies to the foodservice industry, announced that Doug Jones and Kathy Lane have joined the Board of Directors.
Doug Jones is currently Executive Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer at MSC
Industrial Supply Co. Doug joined MSC in 2001 and has held various senior roles in supply chain
during his 20+ years with the company. Jones has overall responsibility for all aspects of MSC’s
supply chain, including Distribution Operations, Logistics, Engineering, Facilities, Purchasing,
Continuous Improvement, Customer Solutions, Innovation and Information Technology. Before
joining MSC, Jones was Vice President, Distribution Operations for the Central Region of the
United States for Fisher Scientific from 1998 to 2001. Prior to Fisher Scientific, Jones spent 10
years at McMaster-Carr Supply Company where he has held various managerial positions in
Fulfillment, Finance, Purchasing and Inventory Management.
Jones earned a master’s degree from the JL Kellogg Graduate School of Management at
Northwestern University and an undergraduate degree in Accounting and MIS from The Ohio
State University. He has served on the Board of Directors for the Juvenile Diabetes Research
Foundation and serves as a member of the Fortna Advisory Board. He currently serves as a member
of the Industry Roundtable Council for the Federal Reserve’s 5th District. DC Velocity magazine
recognized Jones as a “Rainmaker” for his contributions to the supply chain profession.
Kathy Lane is an information technology veteran with more than thirty years of experience,
including senior positions at three Fortune 500 companies. Lane served most recently as EVP and
CIO at The TJX Companies. Previously, Lane served as group CIO at National Grid, and CIO at
the Gillette Company, GE Oil & Gas, and GE Vendor Financial Services. She also held IT
positions at Pepsi Cola International and The Procter & Gamble Company.
Lane earned a bachelor’s degree from The State University of New York, Albany, a Master of
Business Administration degree, and a Master of Science degree in management information
systems from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Lane currently serves on the Board of Directors of
The Hanover Group and Armstrong Flooring, and previously served on the Board of Directors of
Bob Evans Farms and EarthLink. Lane is also a Trustee of Hebrew Senior Life. Lane has often
been recognized for her roles in and contributions to the IT community. In 2019, she was among
the Most Influential Corporate Board Members by WomenInc.
“I’m thrilled to have Doug and Kathy join our Board of Directors,” said Mitchell Jacobson,
Executive Chairman of TriMark. “Doug and Kathy bring a wealth of expertise to TriMark in
functional areas that are critical to our continued success. The Board and senior management will
benefit greatly from their experience and support.”
About TriMark USA
TriMark USA is the country’s largest provider of design services, equipment, and supplies to the
food service industry. We proudly serve our customers by providing design services, commercial
equipment, and foodservice supplies across a wide range of industries and business sectors.
Headquartered in Massachusetts, we have locations across the country which offer foodservice
operators an unparalleled level of service by combining our unique design capabilities and our
expert market knowledge with the purchasing strength, delivery, installation and after sales service
capabilities of a national company. Our employees are focused on creating customized solutions
for our clients to ensure they achieve their culinary goals. For more information, please