AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Global Resale LLC, a leading global provider of aftermarket services and reverse logistics, focused on resale, buyback and disposition of technology devices, is pleased to announce it has named Jake Player as Senior Vice President, Strategy & Global Accounts. Mr. Player brings more than 15 years of experience in the aftermarket, supply chain and reverse logistics industry to Global Resale, where he will focus on the company’s growth initiatives including working closely with existing international clients. He will report to Global Resale’s CEO Jeff Zeigler.
“I’m thrilled to announce that Jake is joining our senior team at this important and exciting time in Global Resale’s expansion,” said Mr. Zeigler. “Jake brings a wealth of experience and long-term relationships with key partners including the largest technology companies and manufacturers in the Americas, Europe and Asia and will serve as an important leader as we continue to grow our team.”
Both Mr. Ziegler and Mr. Player previously worked together as part of the senior team at TechTurn, an IT asset recovery company that was successfully acquired in 2012. Previously, Mr. Player served in several senior roles at Arrow Electronics and Dell Corp. He has also held leadership positions within several industry associations and helped to found the R2 electronics recycling standard.
“Global Resale is an established leader in reverse logistics, refurbishment and resale of technology devices across the world,” said Tom Meredith, Global Resale’s Chairman and a former CFO of Dell Corp. “The proliferation of connected devices along with 5G, AI and other new technologies has created an incredible demand for Global Resale’s world-class service. Jake’s appointment will better position the company for this opportunity and bolster our ability to provide the world-class service that our partners have come to expect.”
“This is an exciting time for Global Resale as Jeff and Jake together are poised to take the company to new levels,” said Andrew Weinberg, Founder, Managing Partner and CEO of Brightstar Capital Partners. “Global Resale is at the forefront of the circular economy in our industry, focused on responsibly managing, recycling and repairing the complex technology embedded in our fast-growing ecosystem of connected devices.” Global Resale is a portfolio company of Brightstar Capital Partners.
About Global Resale
Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Global Resale is a full-service, international resell and reverse logistics business focused on the mobile, IT, and electronics sectors. Global Resale partners with the leading manufacturers, carriers, lessors, retailers, resellers, and large corporate accounts to handle their worldwide reverse logistics needs. With state-of-the-art processing centers in Texas (Global Headquarters) and Essex (European Headquarters), Global Resale serves as a single-source solution for its partners, offering the full range of reverse logistics capabilities, including takeback, inventory, data sanitization, repair, harvesting, and resell. For more information please visit www.globalresale.com.
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