Warehouse integration specialists, Breathe Technologies, has appointed Ryan Missen as head of solutions.

Formerly head of lean and projects at GXO Logistics, and having held operations positions at Boots, Missen brings his expertise and understanding of the UK retail and 3PL landscape to Breathe Technologies.

As head of solutions, Missen joined the senior leadership team in the business and will collaborate with clients and internal stakeholders to continue the company’s strategy of innovation and expertise in automation and advanced digital processes.

He said: “I am excited to join them at a time when customers are looking for a partner with the expertise and innovative technology to address their individual supply chain challenges.

“Using modular technology, Orquestr8 software suite and AI driven solutions, Breathe have the knowledge and expertise to design solutions that meet these challenges in partnership with both new and existing customers.”

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David Carroll, CEO at Breathe, added: “We’re delighted to welcome Ryan to the team, the final quarter of 2023 and early 2024 have been extraordinary, we’re seeing increasing demand for automation and systems and our clients have more confidence to invest.

“As Breathe rolls out its AI capability through the Orquestr8 software suite and modules such as PICK Optimisation, the need for solutions that can address each clients specific challenges is greater than ever and Ryan is perfectly placed to do this.”

Breathe Technologies was founded in 2009 and creates innovative, high-performance systems using a proven warehouse process improvement methodology, powerful proprietary software and automation technology including robotics.

Clients include QVC UK, Currys, WHSmith, GXO Logistics, Pets at Home, Wrights and Ultimate Products.

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