ALTO US Announces Appointment of New COO, Board Members

New leadership brings diverse experience, guidance, and direction to the ALTO team.

ALTO US has recently announced the appointment of a new chief operating officer and two new board members, bringing diverse experience and exciting new guidance and direction to the ALTO team.

Ray Adams

Ray Adams has been named as ALTO Alliance chief operating officer (COO). Adams most recently served as senior vice president of retail operations, strategy, and analytics for the sales and marketing firm Acosta. He has also held leadership positions with increasing responsibilities at companies such as Mattel, where he served as director of strategic planning; MOSAID as director of strategic planning and development; TXU Energy as director of performance excellence and customer quality;, and other US and internationally based positions with the Boston Consulting Group, KPMG, and Bennett Brooks, among others.

Ray holds an MBA from the Wharton School (UPenn), a master of engineering degree from Imperial College London, and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).

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ALTO is also pleased to announce Bob Hull and Stefan Weitz as new board members.

Bob Hull

Bob Hull is currently founder and CEO of Integrity Strategic Solutions, an advisory services firm leveraging finance and business management expertise. He was formerly chief financial officer at Lowe’s Home Improvement, where he served for more than seventeen years. He holds a bachelor of science degree in accounting and a bachelor of arts degree in business administration and management from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Stefan Weitz

Stefan Weitz is currently founder and managing director at Indefinite Horizon, LLC, a holding and investment company. He was formerly at Microsoft where he was one of the founding members of the Bing search engine and built other products and services used by over one billion people during his eighteen years there. He most recently was executive vice president at Radial, Inc., where he led technology and product. He holds a master of arts degree in political science and physics from Gonzaga University.

Karl Langhorst, ALTO’s EVP operations said, “I am pleased to welcome Ray, Bob, and Stefan to the ALTO US team. Their extensive experience mirrors the innovative and diverse business expertise that ALTO is committed to delivering to our client partners.”

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