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SUCCESSFUL PLACEMENT: FRONTDOOR – VP, HEAD OF PROCUREMENT & SUPPLY CHAIN
Juan Fernandez Named VP, Head of Procurement and Supply Chain
May 13, 2020 – Frontdoor, Inc. (NASDAQ: FTDR), the nation’s leading provider of home service plans, has appointed Juan Fernandez to Vice President, Head of Procurement and Supply Chain.
Fernandez was most recently at Carnival Corporation where he held various roles in supply chain and sourcing, including his last role as VP, Strategic Sourcing. In addition to helping drive strategic sourcing initiatives at Carnival for over six years, he previously held strategic roles at McKinsey & Company and American Express. Fernandez received his MBA from Harvard Business School, and a BS in Industrial Engineering from Florida International University.
He joins a growing organization that is actively driving value to its customer base during the pandemic crisis. With homeowners across the country seeking shelter at home due to COVID-19, it is more important than ever to ensure home systems are running efficiently. Announced in May 2020, Frontdoor is partnering with CLEAResult, the largest provider of energy efficiency and demand response solutions in North America, to provide Streem technology to utilities to deliver virtual energy assessments to homeowners.
Frontdoor is a company that’s obsessed with taking the hassle out of owning a home. With services powered by people and enabled by technology, it is the parent company of four home service plan brands: American Home Shield, HSA, Landmark and OneGuard, as well as Candu Home Solutions, an on-demand membership service for home repairs and maintenance, and Streem, a technology company that enables businesses to serve customers through an enhanced augmented reality, computer vision and machine learning platform. Frontdoor serves 2.2 million customers across the U.S. through a network of approximately 17,000 pre-qualified contractor firms that employ approximately 60,000 technicians. The company’s customizable home service plans help customers protect and maintain their homes from costly and unexpected breakdowns of essential home systems and appliances. With nearly 50 years of experience, the company responds to over four million service requests annually. For details, visit frontdoorhome.com.
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