Dean Waldron

Director of Procurement and Supply Chain, Metro News

Dean Waldron is currently the Director of Procurement and Supply Chain at Metro News where he is responsible for the purchasing and distribution of all products.  After graduating from Northern College in Data Processing in 1982, Dean began his career in the magazine business at Teck News Agency in Kirkland Lake. In 1990, he took on the role of Computer and Operations manager at the National News in Ottawa. Dean moved to Metro News in 1997, where he took on the role of Corporate Systems Analyst. In 2003, Dean assumed the role of Director of Distribution originally for magazines but eventually included Books and Newspapers. Over the years Dean has been involved in many corporate projects such as the planning and start-up of Prologix, the implementation of Scanned Based Trading and the purchasing and distribution agreement with TNG.