Cold Chain Technologies Names New Executive Leadership Team to Manage Continued Rapid Growth

April 14, 2015

HOLLISTON, MA, April 14 – Cold Chain Technologies (CCT), a leading provider of temperature-controlled distribution solutions for the life sciences industry, today announced several promotions within the company’s senior management team. Bob Bohne has been named President. T.J. Rizzo has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing.  Former President Larry Gordon will now serve as Chief Executive Officer.

These appointments, made in response to Cold Chain’s vigorous growth, will help ensure the company’s ongoing delivery of high quality thermal packaging innovations as the life sciences market continues to evolve.

“By appointing Bob and T.J. to their new roles, we are putting a leadership team in place that can drive the company’s future growth in accordance with the expanding requirements of our customers,” said Gordon. “Their vision, knowledge and experience will enable our customers to successfully ship temperature-sensitive products to more patients and health care professionals around the world.”

Since joining CCT in 2007 as General Manager and Vice President of Operations, Bohne has helped expand the company’s production capabilities globally, improved enterprise-wide control and quality processes, enhanced technical services and R&D, and increased speed-to-market for new products.

Rizzo joined the company in 2006 as a Sales Engineer and rapidly expanded his account base, helping position CCT as a leader in the cold chain market. Most recently the Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Rizzo will focus on expanding CCT’s sales development team, streamlining customer interactions, guiding product development and manage its growing international sales operations. He will report to Bohne in his new position.

Gordon has been President of CCT since purchasing the company in 1998. In his new role, Gordon will continue to remain engaged in projects that are critical to the organization. Additionally, he will oversee CCT’s  strategic and long-term planning to ensure that the company maintains its prominent industry position.

“Bob and T.J. have been instrumental in helping Cold Chain Technologies become a world-class organization, dramatically improving virtually every aspect of our operations,” continued Gordon. “I am confident they will drive the company’s continued growth, achieving our strategic goals while meeting the needs of our customers in innovative new ways.”

For information, please contact Joseph F. Consiglio, Ph.D. at 774-233-7133 or

About Cold Chain Technologies

Cold Chain Technologies was founded in 1967 to protect critical, temperature-sensitive product loads from the ups and downs of handling, weather, and other unpredictable events during shipment. Since then, the company has become an industry leader in innovative, performance-driven thermal packaging, designing, testing and manufacturing custom and off-the-shelf solutions for pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device, healthcare and food service companies. Distributed from multiple U.S. and international locations, CCT’s trusted brands include KoolTemp® GTS Pre-Qualified Shipping Systems, KoolTemp® Insulated Shippers and Koolit® Refrigerants, available in a wide range of duration and temperature ranges.