Our team is dedicated to AJC’s world-class business code of conduct, and together, we don't just do business as a global food and logistics solutions provider, we set new standards by raising the bar in service, quality, and innovative global marketing.
Mr. Joiner serves as the Vice Chairman of the AJC Group Board of Directors. He co-founded AJC International with Mr. Allison, and served as President and COO of AJC for almost 20 years. During his time as President, Mr. Joiner led the company in its rapid expansion into China, South America, and Russia and to its position as the premier international protein provider. For ten years, Mr. Joiner was President of American Frozen Foods, AJC's Food Service Distribution subsidiary.
He also serves on the Board of Councilors for The Carter Center in Atlanta and the Board of Advisors for the Robinson School of Business at Georgia State University, where he was past Chairman. Mr. Joiner is a Trustee of the Georgia State University Foundation and is a Founding Director for the World Affairs Council of Atlanta. He is the founding Director and past Chairman of the World Poultry Foundation, serves on several Corporate Boards, and is the past Chairman of the Board of Senior Citizens of Metro Atlanta.
Mr. Joiner is a past Chairman and member of the Board of Directors of the United States Poultry and Egg Export Council. He is also a past member of the Board of Directors of the National Chicken Council and Frosty Acres Brands, Inc. Prior to founding AJC International, Mr. Joiner worked in aircraft sales with Lockheed Aircraft Corporation and in Sales Management with United States Lines.
Mr. Joiner received his BBA and MBA from Georgia State University in 1969.
As Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Allison is based at AJC's worldwide headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, and is responsible for the accomplishment of AJC's Vision and Mission and all activities throughout the AJC Group of companies. He sets the strategic direction for the organization, leads the allocation of resources within the Group, and oversees the development of AJC's people, who are the lifeblood of AJC's ongoing success with customers and suppliers around the world.
Prior to joining AJC, Mr. Allison worked in marketing and brand management at Procter & Gamble. Mr. Allison joined AJC in 1997 and completed a three-year international management assignment in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Since then, Mr. Allison has assumed many of the organization's leadership roles, including General Manager, Americas and Asia, Vice President, and he served as President from 2008 to 2016.
Mr. Allison is married, fluent in Spanish, and is active in supporting his twin boy's baseball and lacrosse pursuits. He has served two terms on the Board of Trustees for Mount Vernon Presbyterian School, serving on their Strategic Planning and Capital Committees. He is active in the Miami and Harvard Alumni Associations as well as multiple philanthropic organizations.
Mr. Allison graduated Magna Cum Laude with University Honors from Miami University with a BS in Business Administration in 1992. He earned a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School in 1997.
As President and CCO, Mr. Davidman is based at AJC International's worldwide headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, and is responsible for all Commercial Activities, Procurement, Operations and Transportation, and Marketing throughout AJC International. He also has direct responsibility for AJC Logistics, an independent operating entity providing food-centric Logistics Services under the AJC Group.
After working in sales at Procter & Gamble, Mr. Davidman joined AJC International in 1986. Since then, Mr. Davidman has completed two international management posts, accumulated extensive experience in China and Russia, and assumed many of the organization's leadership roles, including Director of Global Sales, Managing Director, and Vice President.
Mr. Davidman is married with two children, an avid Florida Gator booster, and an ongoing student of the game of golf. He has served on the External Advisory Board of Directors for the International Center of the University of Florida, is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the National Chicken Council, and is active with multiple international trade organizations.
Mr. Davidman is a graduate of the University of Florida, where he received his BS degree in Business Administration in 1985.
As CFO and Senior Vice President, Mr. Partington is based at AJC International's headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, and is responsible for all Financial and Accounting activities throughout the AJC Group's companies worldwide. Mr. Partington led the acquisition of Eagle Logistics Services as the foundation for AJC Logistics and structured AJC's worldwide corporate organization.
Mr. Partington started his career with AJC International in March 1989 as the accounting and financial leader for AJC. He has held a wide variety of management positions at AJC, including Controller, General Manager, Puerto Rico, and General Manager, Southeast Asia, and Vice President.
Mr. Partington began with Tenneco Oil Company in 1979. His work throughout various segments of the oil industry led him to the CFO role with an oil trading company. The complex world of international oil trading built the foundation to join AJC. He is active with international trade associations and a member of the Financial Executives Institute.
Mr. Partington is married with three children and enjoys running, biking, and golf. He is a graduate of the University of Georgia, where he received a BBA degree, specializing in Accounting in 1979. Mr. Partington is also a Certified Public Accountant.