SYSPRO has appointed Brian Rainboth as its general manager for Canada. With over 22 years’ sales experience, Rainboth has a track record of building and transforming successful teams, including at SAP and SAGE. He brings a multitude of specialties into the business which range from international sales, channel sales, direct sales, SaaS, and customer success. In addition, he has an outstanding track record in ensuring a high level of employee engagement.
Paul Todgham has been appointed senior vice-president of finance and CFO for Cognex Corporation. Most recently, Todgham spent six years at Levi Strauss & Company where he served in a range of senior leadership positions, including leading finance for the company’s global supply chain, distribution, merchandising, planning, design and marketing teams. Previously he was vice-president of finance for Ross Stores, Inc. Earlier in his career, he worked at Boston Consulting Group, advising clients in the technology and consumer sectors on issues of strategy, operations and organization. Todgham holds an MBA from Stanford University.
Pintsch Bubenzer USA has named Mike Zuchowski regional sales manager for ports in the western region of the states and Canada. In 1984, he took a role related to engineered automation and material handling equipment. Three years later, Zuchowski founded his own sales agency, Advanced Production Solutions, targeting high-quality product manufacturers, selling into steel-producing facilities and offshore industries. Forging a connection with what was then a little-known brake company called Pintsch Bamag, the brand has been a constant in his professional life since.
David Mee has retired from his duties as executive vice-president, finance and administration and CFO for J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. John Kuhlow, currently senior vice-president of finance, controller and chief accounting officer, will assume the role of interim CFO on that date. Mee continues to serve as an employee and advisor to the company until April 1, 2020.