CARMEL, Indiana – Bastian Solutions, a Toyota Advanced Logistics company, is pleased to announce Aaron Jones will be promoted from President to President & CEO effective April 1, 2022. A 16-year veteran of the company, he has helped oversee the tremendous success of Bastian and its evolution into a premier supply chain integration firm, providing clients a competitive advantage through the design and delivery of world-class, distribution and production solutions. As President and CEO, Aaron will continue to bring best practices to all segments of the company, as well as explore strategic opportunities to support the company’s growth.
Joining Bastian Solutions in 2005 as a regional manager, Aaron progressed through the company honing his skills as a national director and vice president. During his tenure he has secured several patents in robotic applications and automated guided vehicles and led four strategic acquisitions in software, consulting and AGV functional areas.
Bastian Solutions employs a large and talented team of professionals who Aaron often cites as the company’s greatest asset while taking pride in the culture of integrity, inclusion, collaboration and innovation. With Aaron at the helm, Bastian Solutions’ corporate headquarters has been recognized four times as one of the Best Places to Work in Indiana by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce, the Louisville office has been named twice as a Best Place to Work and the St. Louis office recognized for the first time in 2021.
Aaron holds a master’s degree in engineering management from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, and a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Southern Illinois University, earning the title Universities Scholar Athlete of the Year.
“TALNA (Toyota Advanced Logistics North America) congratulates Aaron Jones on his promotion as President & CEO of Bastian Solutions. Aaron is a phenomenal industry leader who has been instrumental in creating incredible success for our customers and driving innovation throughout our company,” said Hitoshi Matsuoka, President & CEO, TALNA. “The supply chain industry has never been more relevant or strategic for our customers, and I am confident Aaron will guide Bastian through our next chapter, accelerating collaboration with Toyota Industries companies including the TMHNA dealer network while exemplifying our shared values of safety, integrity, customer success, innovation and continuous improvement.”
About Bastian Solutions
Bastian Solutions, a Toyota Advanced Logistics company, is a trusted supply chain integration partner committed to providing clients a competitive advantage by designing and delivering world-class distribution and production solutions. By combining data-driven designs, scalable material handling systems, and innovative software, the company helps clients across a broad spectrum of markets become leaders in their industries. For more information, visit bastiansolutions.com.