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DMA Names Philip Champion Manager for North Carolina DCs


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DMA Industries recently announced that Philip Champion is the new DC manager for its Tabor City, North Carolina, distribution centers.

Champion brings over two decades of expertise in warehousing and distribution operations management, quality control and health and safety to DMA, according to the company. Notably, he was pivotal in launching a startup for Newell Brands in Gastonia, North Carolina, in 2021.

His extensive background includes a long tenure with Mann+Hummel since 2001. At Newell Brands, he excelled as the outbound operations manager, strategically guiding a new distribution-center startup and overseeing returns/rebox DC operations, along with quality and HSE work teams. 

“Philip’s wealth of experience and leadership is an invaluable asset, providing essential support to our DC operations team as we navigate our new strategic direction,” said Misty Funderburk, DMA’s VP of operations.

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