TriMark USA, LLC, the nation’s leading provider of design services, equipment and supplies to the food service 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 supply chain leadership positions
during his more than 20 years with the company. Jones has overall responsibility for all aspects of MSC
supply chain, including distribution operations, logistics, engineering, facilities, purchasing,
Continuous Improvement, Customer Solutions, Innovation and Information Technologies. Before
joining MSC, Jones was Vice President, Distribution Operations for the Central Region of
United States for Fisher Scientific from 1998 to 2001. Prior to Fisher Scientific, Jones spent 10
years with McMaster-Carr Supply Company where he held various management positions in
Management of orders, finances, purchases and stocks.
Jones earned a master’s degree from the JL Kellogg Graduate School of Management in
Northwestern University and an undergraduate degree in Accounting and MIS from Ohio
State University. He served on the board of Juvenile Diabetes Research
Foundation and is a member of the Fortna Advisory Board. He is currently a member
of the Industry Roundtable Council for the 5th Federal Reserve District. DC Velocity Review
recognized Jones as a “Rainmaker” for his contributions to the supply chain profession.
Kathy Lane is an information technology veteran with over thirty years of experience,
including leadership positions at three Fortune 500 companies. Lane most recently served as Executive Vice President and
CIO at The TJX Companies. Previously, Lane served as Group CIO at National Grid and CIO at
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 holds a bachelor’s degree from the State University of New York, Albany, a master’s degree in
Diploma in Business Administration and Masters in Management Information Science
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute systems. Lane currently sits on the board of directors of
The Hanover Group and Armstrong Flooring, and previously served on the board of
Bob Evans Farms and EarthLink. Lane is also a director of Hebrew SeniorLife. Lane has often
has been recognized for her roles and contributions to the computing community. In 2019, she was among
Most Influential Board Members by WomenInc.
“I am 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 of Directors and Senior Management
greatly benefit from their experience and support.
About TriMark USA
TriMark USA is the largest provider of design services, equipment and supplies in the United States.
catering sector. We pride ourselves on serving our customers by providing design, commercial
catering equipment and supplies across a wide range of industries and business sectors.
Based in Massachusetts, we have locations across the country that offer food service
operators an unrivaled level of service by combining our unique design capabilities and our
expert knowledge of the market with purchasing power, delivery, installation and after-sales service
capabilities of a national company. Our people focus on creating custom solutions
for our customers to ensure they achieve their culinary goals. For more information, please