Dean Yerem was promoted to global category manager - car fleet for Nestrade, which is the global trading company within the Nestlé Group. Yerem assumed this position in April and is based in Panama City, Panama. 

Yerem first joined Nestle in November 2007 as purchasing manager for Nestle North America Procurement and was based in Glendale, Calif. He will continue to manage the fleet category for North America and can be reached at

Prior to joining Nestle, Yerem was the purchasing manager for HR Services for The Walt Disney Co. He started his career with The Walt Disney Co. as a sourcing specialist in June 2004.

Originally posted on Automotive Fleet