Rodrigo De Oliveira
Chief Operating Officer
As Chief Operating Officer, Rodrigo is responsible for all of the company’s worldwide operations, overseeing IT, supply chain, logistics and facilities. He has 20 years of experience in global supply chain and operations. Rodrigo has expertise in steering businesses to exceed KPIs by delivering strategic initiatives and execution that increases profitability, efficiency, quality, and support long-term visions.
Prior to joining KushCo, Rodrigo was Sr. Director of Supply Chain Processes and Custom Development for Nike Accessories and was responsible for leading efforts to deliver transformational change across the supply chain, such as moving factories from one country to another, cost reduction, establishing custom products capabilities in Europe and Asia, and streamlining global supply chains.
Previous to his work at Nike Accessories, Rodrigo was the Global Supply Chain Business Lead at Brightstar, a subsidiary of SoftBank Group Corp. At Brightstar, he was responsible for aligning corporate policies with supply chain best practices and driving IT initiatives that altogether would enhance productivity and deliver cost reductions across the organization. He led teams in US, Mexico, Colombia, Chile, Caribbean, Ecuador, Peru, and Argentina.
Before Brightstar, Rodrigo served as Director of Supply Chain-Operations at General Electric, where he led the entire supply chain of the business unit by sourcing goods in Asia, Europe, and North America through government compliance and logistics. Rodrigo also spent over 7 years with Oakley and EssilorLuxottica Group, where he served most recently as Global Reverse Logistics leader, managing the company’s global reverse logistics and repackaging departments across 20+ countries and involving 100+ employees.
Rodrigo holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration at Universidade Mackenzie in Brazil and an MIT-Executive Certificate (in Progress).