NewCold has hired Josh Currie as Vice President of Construction for North America to oversee the expansion of NewCold in America. Currie brings 30 years of warehousing design and construction experience to the role and has extensive project management and leadership skills.
Currie previously worked at Fisher Construction Group (FCG), where he oversaw the construction of NewCold’s first cold storage facility in the United States, which resulted in FCG winning the Controlled Environment Building Association (CEBA) Built by the Best Award for the project in Tacoma, Washington.
Founder and CEO of NewCold, Bram Hage said the appointment of Currie would be integral to NewCold’s growth in North America.
“We have worked closely with Josh in his previous role at FCG and he was instrumental in the planning, design, construction and commissioning of our facilities in Tacoma (Washington), Burley (Idaho) and Indianapolis (Indiana). Throughout this time, Josh advocated strongly for the NewCold business in America and we’re looking forward to a successful partnership,”says Hage.
In addition to his work with NewCold while at FCG, Mr Currie also led multiple teams which managed the design and construction of several Amazon Global Specialty Fulfillment Last Mile Grocery and Grocery Hub Distribution Centers.
Currie is an active member of multiple trade affiliations including GCCA/CEBA where he is a member of the Construction and Codes Committee and sits on various subcommittees related to cold storage design and construction.
NewCold is a rapidly growing global company specializing in temperature-controlled warehousing and distribution. Its world-class systems, energy efficiency and productivity stand above conventional cold storage solutions. NewCold is partnering with some of the largest food companies in the world to drive innovations in the cold storage industry. With its extensive in-house expertise in executing the entire project lifecycle, it is redefining the design, development and operation of automated cold storages.
NewCold, headquartered in the Netherlands, is developing and operating a network of advanced automated facilities across Europe (United Kingdom, France, Poland, Germany, Italy), Australia, and the United States.