Christian Baur has assumed leadership of Swisslog’s Warehouse & Distribution Solutions Division (WDS). Volker Jungbluth, previously managing director of Swisslog Germany, has assumed leadership of Swisslog’s new Strategic Research & Development (R&D) unit. His tasks include: identifying future challenges, developing innovative product ideas, and optimizing the Swisslog solutions portfolio to meet market and customer demands. Nicholas Tripptree, transitions to the Americas office from Asia-Pacific region where he was previously responsible for the customer service group.
A number of senior management changes at CSX include the resignation of Oscar Munoz, who has been named president and chief executive of United Continental Holdings, Inc. Clarence Gooden is now president, overseeing both operations and sales and marketing. Fredrik Eliasson is executive vice-president and chief sales and marketing officer. Cindy Sanborn is executive vice-president and COO of CSX Transportation, Inc. Frank Lonegro is executive vice-president and CFO.
CEVA Logistics has appointed Clayton Noble as the new managing director of its Australia and New Zealand (A&NZ) operations. Noble joins CEVA from Fuji Xerox Australia, where as COO he was responsible for running the business’s operational functions, including supply chain, customer support, managed services, professional services and business outsourcing services. He also has experience in senior executive positions leading supply chain and logistics functions, with Dell (Asia Pacific and Japan), BAX Global and the Coles Myer Group. Noble replaces Casey Fisher, who is returning to the US to become CEVA’s executive vice-president business development of its North American operations.