Executive Leadership Team

Andy Bolton

President & Chief Executive Officer

Andy Bolton is the President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Nordic Cold Chain Solutions.  Andy has over three decades of successful leadership experience in Public and Private Equity owned entities.  Prior to Nordic, he served as a Private Equity Executive Partner, focused on platform building within packaging.  Previously, he was the President and CEO of PaperWorks Industries, and a Board Member of the American Forestry and Paper Association and the Paperboard and Packaging Council.  Additionally, he held leadership positions at Crown Cork & Seal, Bemis, Alcan, Pechiney, and Baxter Healthcare, where he developed a deep understanding of the packaging and pharmaceutical industries.

Andy received an M.B.A. from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and a B.S. in Business from the University of Colorado, Boulder.

Keith Baechle

Chief Commercial Officer

Keith Baechle is the Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) at Nordic Cold Chain Solutions, leveraging over 30 years of expertise in sales, sales management, and packaging design. With a specialization in cold chain and protective packaging applications, Keith has played a pivotal role in the company’s growth. Previously serving as the Vice President of Sales and Marketing for over seven years, he demonstrated strategic planning, private equity, and corporate sales management skills. Keith’s deep understanding of the industry and consumer behavior, coupled with his commitment to excellence, continues to drive Nordic Cold Chain Solutions’ success as a leader in temperature-controlled packaging solutions.

Tom Bell

Chief Financial Officer

Thomas Bell is a highly experienced Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with a strong background in FP&A, Manufacturing, and Private Equity. Currently serving as the CFO and Secretary at Nordic Cold Chain Solutions for over 5 years, Tom plays a crucial role in the company’s financial strategy and success. With expertise in financial planning and analysis, process improvement, team building, and strategic planning, he has contributed to the growth of various industries, including manufacturing, healthcare, electronics, and industrial gas. Tom holds an MBA in Finance from Lehigh University and has excelled in complex  financial modeling and insightful analysis. His leadership and financial acumen drive Nordic Cold Chain Solutions’ financial excellence.

Bob Mannion

Chief Operating Officer

Robert Mannion is the Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Nordic Cold Chain Solutions, bringing extensive experience in operational leadership and strategic management. With a background in diverse industries, he has directed multimillion-dollar businesses, delivered profitability improvements, and led global teams. Bob’s expertise includes supply chain management, market strategy, and driving operational excellence. He holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering and multiple master’s degrees in business administration. As COO, Bob plays a pivotal role in Nordic Cold Chain Solutions’ growth and operational success, ensuring the company continues to deliver innovative temperature-controlled packaging and logistics solutions to clients worldwide.

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