Posted October 12, 2023

Fastenal names new executive vice president of operations

Fastenal Co. has appointed Anthony P. Broersma as the executive vice president– operations effective October 11, 2023. In his new role, he will oversee supply chain, compliance, supplier development, content, property management, eCommerce, supply to fulfillment distribution, and logistics operations of the company.

Broersma previously served as Fastenal's senior vice president – operations from June 2022 to October 2023. From February 2021 to June 2022, he was vice president of procurement and supply chain. From February 2016 to February 2021, Broersma served as vice president of international operations, leading all global operations. From December 2012 to February 2016, he was the regional vice president for continental Europe locations, while living in the Czech Republic. From February 2011 to December 2012, Broersma served as the director of Asian operations, while living in Shanghai, China. From December 2007 to February 2011, he served as the regional operations manager of the company's distribution center located in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Broersma joined the company in 2003 and, prior to 2007, served in various roles of increasing responsibility within its branch locations.

During his 20-year career with the company, he has also served in numerous sales and operational roles.

"I want to congratulate Tony on his new role. With his extensive background in Fastenal's operations and previous experience in the sales functions of the Company, the Fastenal 'Blue Team' will continue to benefit from his significant knowledge and strong leadership," said Dan Florness, Fastenal president and CEO.