OPI-integris, the world leader for Advanced Grain Management solutions, recently announced the addition of new Chief Operating Officer Justin Zinke who will oversee the management of the company’s Canadian and International operations from its Calgary, Alberta headquarters, as well as its U.S. operations, located in Overland Park, KS.
Zinke is tasked with developing and executing executive and operational strategies for OPI-integris, in addition to directing and overseeing the discharge of new products and technologies. Zinke will also use his extensive experience with Software as a Service (SaaS), modeling & simulation and process control to implement new processes and infrastructures that will drive increased efficiencies and innovation.
OPI-integris CEO, Dave Crompton, believes Zinke’s background and accomplishments make him an excellent addition to OPI-integris,“The OPI-Integris team very much looks forward to having Justin on-board to share his operations management knowledge, skills and experience to help elevate OPI-integris to the next level.”
Zinke is also enthusiastic about getting started,“This is a great company, with great technology and great people. I look forward to becoming part of this team as we create new and innovative approaches to managing grains across the world.”
Prior to joining OPI-integris Zinke was the EVP of Global Business Operations for Coreworx Inc. During his tenure he successfully implemented a process-based consultative selling system for scaling of the sales force to support rapid growth.
Zinke also held the position of CEO/COO for Decision Dynamics Technology, Ltd. Under his leadership, the company was featured on Venture Magazine’s 2007 list of Alberta's 50 Fastest Growing Companies, ranking #6 for revenue growth.
Zinke’s 30 year career is punctuated by similar achievements with other world-leading technology and software solutions companies including Aspen Technology, Inc., Hyprotech, Ltd. and UOP.After attending the United States Military Academy at West Point, Zinke earned his BS Degree in Chemical Engineering from Montana State University. He then went on to the University of Chicago where he achieved his MBA with High Honours in Marketing and Finance. Zinke also participated in post-graduate courses in Facilities and Operations Management at the College of Petroleum and Energy Studies in Oxford, U.K.