Bradford S. Dean named CEO of Dean Warehouses Services Inc.

15 Jan Bradford S. Dean named CEO of Dean Warehouses Services Inc.

Room to spare for storage - Providence Business NewsBRADFORD S. DEAN has been promoted to CEO and Joseph Iovini to President of Dean Warehouse Services, Inc. They are shown here, with company founder Bradford A. Dean, at the Warwick warehouse. From left, Joseph Iovini, president, Brad A. Dean, founder, and Brad S. Dean, CEO./ PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

CUMBERLAND – Bradford S. Dean has been appointed CEO of Dean Warehouses Services Inc.; the company’s founder announced Friday.

Joseph R. Iovini, the former executive vice president, has been promoted to the position of president.

Founded in 1980 by Bradford A. Dean, the Cumberland-based logistics company has grown in size and is now among the largest privately held warehouse, distribution, and fulfillment providers in New England.

Dean Warehouse Services Inc. has several warehouses in Rhode Island and near the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, for a combined total of more than 2 million square feet of space.

Bradford S. Dean, the son of the founder, previously was president of the company. He is a graduate of the International Warehouse Logistics Association at Ohio State University and received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from St. Michael’s College in Colchester, VT.