Chip E. Edgington
Chip E. Edgington has more than 25 years of operational experience working in leadership and/or executive level positions. He joined Redcats USA in 1999, and is currently the Executive Vice President of Operations. Prior to Redcats USA, Chip held senior level operations positions with Time Inc. and The Limited.
Chip’s responsibilities at Redcats USA include the daily operation of 1.5 million square feet of highly automated fulfillment center space divided between Indianapolis and Plainfield, Indiana; directing all international and domestic logistics support; and two customer contact centers based in Indianapolis, Indiana, and El Paso, Texas. He also provides corporate support for other Redcats USA brands in Ohio, Minnesota, and Kansas. His total team represents approximately 1,500 associates located throughout three states. Chip has strategically integrated systems, engineering and processes in large-scale operations, while at the same time, successfully building strong cross-functional teams. He has traveled extensively throughout the U.S., Europe and Asia.
In 2002, Chip completed a one-year International Business School Program, sponsored by Redcats USA’s parent company PPR. The program, in partnership with INSEAD Business School based in Paris, France, encompassed modules in finance, marketing, team dynamics, and organizational strategy.
Within the industry, Chip is involved with Conexus Indiana, an industry-driven advanced manufacturing and logistics initiative. He currently serves as Chair of the Conexus Logistics Council Executive Committee, which is responsible for developing and implementing a strategic plan to leverage supply chain assets and identify opportunities for growth within the State of Indiana. In addition, Chip formerly sat on the National Board for the Warehousing Education and Research Council whose mission is to provide leadership in the warehousing/distribution field in its evolving role in the supply chain, advance the art and science of warehousing management and enhance individual development. He also formerly served on the Board of the American Catalog Mailer’s Association which is the only trade organization exclusively representing catalogers dedicated to improving the postal and regulatory environment.
From a community perspective, Chip is actively involved and currently serves on the United Way of Central Indiana’s Campaign Cabinet (Chairman of Logistics), taking a special interest in the Success By 6 program, the nation’s largest network of early childhood coalitions focused on improving school readiness through community change.