Each week, MM&D online will feature a roundup of some of the new appointments and position changes within the transportation and materials handling fields.
Boeing has named Stan Deal to succeed Ray Conner as vice-president and general manager, supply chain management and operations. Most recently, Deal was vice-president and general manager of the Commercial Airplanes Supplier Management organization. Before that Deal was vice-president of Asia-Pacific sales.
Barcode printing, labeling, and EPC/RFID solutions provider SATO has appointed Kazuo Matsuyama as president and CEO of SATO, effective October 3. He will replace Koichi Nishida in the role.
Fluid-handling solutions provider Colfax Corporation has named Steve Wittig as senior vice-president of the Colfax business system and supply chain strategy. Wittig has over 20 years of experience in engineering, manufacturing, logistics and supply chain management. He was recently vice-president of lean manufacturing and six sigma for the Masco Cabinet Group. Before that he held various operations positions with Lear Corporation, Preferred Technical Group, Sumitomo Electric and United Technologies.
Old Dominion Freight Line has appointed Ross Parr as vice-president, deputy general counsel and assistant secretary. The company has also appointed Jim Raynor as vice-president of equipment and maintenance. Parr has 13 years experience at law firms and will succeed current general counsel, Joel McCarty. Raynor has over 25 years experience in the LTL industry. He will succeed Ed Richardson.