Daniel Harms is President of the Americas and a member of the Board of Directors at Optimas Solutions. In this role, Daniel is responsible for strategies that drive disciplined revenue and profitable growth, elevate operational excellence and enhance customer service in the United States, Canada, Mexico and South America. He joined Optimas as Chief Operations Officer in early 2021 with a focus on the company’s distribution centers, sourcing and supply chain in North America.
A strategic thought leader with nearly 20 years of supply chain experience, Daniel has built and guided high-performing teams to deliver operational excellence across multiple industries. His influential leadership style and data-driven approach to problem solving have consistently produced revenue and bottom line growth with P&Ls over $100 million.
Prior to joining Optimas, Daniel held several positions of increasing responsibility at DSC/CJ Logistics which culminated at Senior Vice President, Operations. In this role he had strategic oversight of customer relationships and operational responsibility for numerous distribution centers nationally. This included leadership development, financial/operational performance and business process evolution. Throughout his tenure, Daniel was involved in or led people, process and technology initiatives that moved the company’s performance benchmarks forward.
Daniel earned a Master’s of Business Administration from the J. Mack Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University and a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee. He currently resides in the Atlanta suburbs with his wife Laura and their children Caleb, Major and Colby. Daniel is a member of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals and volunteers his time with local church and Scouts BSA organizations.