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Mark A. McNeil was recently appointed to the role of Chief Executive Officer of Clement Pappas and Company, Inc.
“We are pleased to welcome Mark to the Clement Pappas and Company team,” said Jean Gattuso, Chairman of Clement pappas. “His leadership qualities and outstanding track record in the food industry will enable CPC to continue to grow and prosper.”
Roadrunner Transportation Systems has recently acquired substantially all of the assets of YES Trans Inc, a refrigerated truckload service provider based in Salisbury MA.
Brian Van Helden, president of Roadrunner’s Truckload Logistics division, said, “The YES acquisition enhances our refrigerated truckload service offering in the Northeast due to its concentration in temperature-controlled products. We will incorporate the YES operations into our existing Massachusetts refrigerated location and are excited about the growth opportunities we collectively envision. We look forward to supporting and expanding YES’s strong customer relationships and service record as we continue to grow the business.”
Thomas Lohan recently joined Celtic International as senior vice president of operations. Lohan will be responsible for leading the company’s day-to-day operations and will report to President Steve Golich.
“I am pleased to have Thomas join Celtic as vice president of operation,” said Golich. “He brings extensive transportation experience and strong leadership capabilities that will help drive excellence throughout our organization and better position Celtic as a leading intermodal marketing company.”
The CEO and co-founder of T2 Systems, Mike Simmons, has stepped down after 19 years running the firm. He will keep his ties to T2 in a less hands-on role as its chairman.
“I’ve put all I’ve got into this company,” he said. “It was getting to the point that I wasn’t sure if I was the right guy. … As we begin to look at scaling the business, I don’t have a lot of experience with that.”
Motion Industries has appointed Joe Limbaugh as Vice President-Operations. Limbaugh will focus on company-performance improvement and corporate projects.
“We congratulate Joe on his new position and thank him for his many contributions to our company,” said Tim Breen, Motion Industries’ President and COO. “We look forward to Joe’s leadership in these key areas that will help us continue to focus on operational improvement throughout the company.”
Easton-Bell Sports has recently appointed Linda Rodney as the North American Sales Manager for Giro Snow.
“We have made it a priority to upgrade our global sales team by adding strength and capabilities with the goal of becoming a world-class sales organization within a world-class performance products company,” said Bernie Doering, Senior Vice President of Global Sales. “Linda has an amazing reputation in the snow sports world and we have no question that she’ll deliver for Giro Snow as we continue to elevate our level of customer service and sales.”
Kane Is Able, Inc. has announced the expansion of its distribution and transportation operations in the southeastern United States. The compnay plans to relocate from its existing location in Lithia Springs, Georgia, into a new 426,000 square-foot distribution center eight miles away at 1780 Westgate Parkway in Atlanta, Georgia.
Park City Group has announced that Mark Trowbridge has joined the company as a Senior Advisor.
“To better serve their consumers, retailers and suppliers must work together to ensure that the products are in stock on the shelf when the consumer goes to purchase them,” said Trowbridge. “Park City Group is uniquely equipped to provide both the guidance for business process change and the technology needed to make significant changes that increase profitability for both.”
Motion Industries has recently named Tim Breen as President and Chief Operating Officer.
“This move will help better position Motion Industries for growth in the future,” said Bill Stevens, Motion Industries’ Chairman and CEO. “Tim’s leadership in these areas of our business will keep us on track to accomplish our goals in the coming years.”
SERUS has recently appointed Joe Longo as vice president of the Professional Services Group. Joe will report to Hari Menon, SERUS CEO.
“Top notch customer services and education are critical in an industry like ours that is fast paced and quickly changing,” said Hari Menon, CEO, SERUS. “Joe’s supply chain expertise and proven experience leading superior global professional services groups are welcome additions to the SERUS team.”
New York-based company Emerson plans to acquire Virgo Valves and Controls. The company will serve customers in the energy and process-related industries and will operate within Emerson Process Management’s final controls business.
“The alliance with Emerson is a continuation of our growth as a global brand,” said Mahesh Desai, co-founder and chairman of Virgo Valves.
Shindigz is pleased to announce the appointment of Matt Wojewuczki as our new Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Wojewuczki.
“I am looking forward to the exciting potential at Shindigz and to help fulfill the vision of ‘Making Life More Fun.’ This is a unique opportunity to lead this company and build upon its successful track record,” said Mr. Wojewuczki.
Sparta Systems recently appointed Steven Ford as Chief Financial Officer. He Brings to the company more than 20 years of global financial management experience as CFO of both publicly listed and privately held software, technology, and professional service companies.
“Steven’s customer focus and success with driving top and bottom line results, with a laser focus on growth and profit makes him a tremendous asset to the Sparta Systems’ team,” said Eileen Martinson, Chief Executive Officer at Sparta Systems. “His strong financial and operational capability with global companies coupled with his SAAS and cloud experience will be instrumental in launching our new cloud based supplier solutions in the coming months.”
US parcel carrier LaserShip has named Guy Jackson as its new chief financial officer.
“LaserShip is an exciting company that has achieved impressive growth by executing well on its last mile delivery solutions for consumers and businesses,” said Jackson.
The US Postal Service has appointed Rosemarie Fernandez as its new employee resource management vice president.
“I know her skills and leadership will benefit the organization as we continue to build a strong, competitive workforce and position the Postal Service well for the future,” said US Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe.
Purolator International has recently appointed Richard Denhart as sales manager for its Southern District.
Denhart brings to the company 20 years of experience in the industry, including time spent at DHL, Forward Air and American Airlines Cargo. He will support a 12-state territory in the US including branches in Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, Miami, Raleigh and Charlotte, as the firm looks to expand its business in the region.
Vanderlande Industries has appointed Govert Hamers as its next president and chief executive officer.
“We are very happy about Govert Hamers’ appointment,” said Paul Broekhuijsen, chairman of the Supervisory Board at Vanderlande Industries. “Mr. Hamers knows the company well, and has a great deal of experience in leading large, international, innovative organisations. We have every confidence that he will be able to further expand our strong position as leading player in the market for automated material handling systems.”
Dot Foods Inc has chosen Dyersburg, Tennessee as the site of the food redistributor’s ninth distribution center.
“I want to congratulate Dot Foods on their announcement of this new facility, and I thank them for their investment in Dyer County and Tennessee,” said Tennessee Gov Bill Haslam. “Our Jobs4TN strategy focuses on leveraging Tennessee’s unique assets to create and grow new jobs across the state, and today’s announcement helps us toward our goal of becoming the number one location in the Southeast for high-quality jobs.”
Starbucks has promoted Troy Alstead from CFO and chief administrative officer to CFO and group president of global business service.
Alstead joined the company in 1992 and became CFO and chief administrative officer five years ago. This promotion will place him in charge of global technology and the global supply chain.