Full Name
Will Ford
Job Title
Group President - Operations
Company Name
Westrock Coffee Company
Will Ford serves as Group President of Operations at Westrock Coffee Company. Since starting with the company in 2016, Will has worked in several of Westrock Coffee's entities around the world focusing on multiple aspects of the coffee trade. Currently, Will oversees global production, operations, and distribution logistics for Westrock Coffee where he is responsible for over one million square feet of operational space across eight facilities. In 2021, Will oversaw the construction of Westrock Coffee’s first international manufacturing facility in Johor Bahru, Malaysia and is currently responsible for the construction of the nation’s largest roasting to ready-to-drink facility. Among Will’s core skills are reviewing and improving efficiencies in order to help the company deliver complex beverage solutions at a global scale in multiple formats.

Will earned a master's degree in Coffee Economics and Science from Illy Universtatá del Caffé in Trieste, Italy. He received his B.A. in Communications from Baylor University in Waco, Texas. Will serves on the boards of the National Coffee Association (NCA) and the Greater Little Rock Chamber of Commerce.
Company Description
Westrock Coffee Holdings, LLC is a leading integrated coffee, tea, flavors, extracts, and ingredients solutions provider in the U.S., providing coffee sourcing, supply chain management, product development, roasting, packaging, and distribution services to the retail, foodservice and restaurant, convenience store and travel center, CPG, non-commercial and hospitality industries around the world. With offices in 10 countries, the company sources coffee and tea from 35 origin countries.
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