Movers + Shakers – January/February 2010

by MM&D Staff

Triumph Express Service Canada Inc has appointed two industry veterans to lead its full-service transportation and distribution logistics division, Triumph Express Transportation Solutions.
Curtis Davlut has been appointed vice-president, supply chain solutions. Davlut has more than 20 years of experience in transportation, freight forwarding and supply chain management.
Dave Mulligan has been named vice-president of transportation. Mulligan has more than 30 years of experience in the transportation field.

Allan Robison has joined UPS Freight as a vice-president of sales, leading the company’s Canadian sales efforts. Until his retirement last year, Robison worked as president of Reimer Express.

Intelligrated has promoted Jim Sharp to executive vice-president. Sharp will oversee the implementation of the synergy plan developed following Intelligrated’s acquisition of FKI Logitex last June. Previously Sharp served as vice-president, finance and chief financial officer of Intelligrated.
Intelligrated has also appointed Edward Puisis to the position of chief financial officer and executive vice-president.

Darlene Thibault has been appointed to the board of directors of Export Development Canada. Thibault is director of Scotiabank’s leasing division in Quebec. Two other members of the board—Norman Betts and John Rooney—have been re-appointed.

Brian Stewart has been promoted to president and co-CEO of Jervis B Webb Company. Stewart, a 29-year veteran of the company, was most recently executive vice-president and chief operating officer. He replaces Ryuichi Kitaguchi, who is retiring.

CN has announced changes to its leadership team. Keith Creel is now executive vice-president and chief operating officer. Jean-Jacques Ruest is now executive vice-president and chief marketing officer. Kim Madigan is the new vice-president of human resources, assuming leadership of the labour relations and human resources functions. And Gordon Trafton—who was senior vice-president of strategic acquisitions and integration—will serve as a special advisor to the executive team until he retires at the end of 2010.

In the November/December 2009 issue of MM&D, the wrong photo was published beside news of the appointment of Dan Davis to the new position of vice-president, operations at Oakville, Ontario-based Lakeside Logistics. Here is the correct photo. MM&D regrets the error.