Who’s on the move this week?

by MM&D staff

Each week, MM&D online features a roundup of some of the new appointments and position changes within the world of supply chain.

The federal government has announced several new appointments to some of Canada’s ports. Pierre Côté has been appointed to the Sept-Îles Port Authority for a three-year term. Côté is a chartered accountant who was an auditor with Samson Bélair and Riddell Stead in Quebec City. He is the founding president of the Comité d’aide au développement économique Côte-Nord and the founding president of L’Âtre de Sept-Îles.

Tim Chapman and Paul Landry have been appointed to the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority, each for three-year terms. Chapman started his career as a traffic manager at the Port of New Westminster (Fraser Port) and was manager of sales and traffic at the Port of Squamish. He held several positions at Western Stevedoring. Landry was president and CEO of the British Columbia Trucking Association. He was also assistant vice-president, traffic safety services, at Saskatchewan Government Insurance and worked at the Saskatchewan Highway Traffic Board.

Skip Cormier has been appointed to the board of directors of the Saint John Port Authority for a three-year term. Cormier is president of Cormier Management Consulting Ltd. He was also president and CEO of Saint John Airport Inc. As well, Richard Ringma has been appointed to the Nanaimo Port Authority for a three-year term. Ringma has been involved in the BC forest industry for over 35 years.

Automated material handling solutions provider Intelligrated has appointed Fernando Meneses and Roberto Laguna as account sales managers for the company’s Mexico City operation. Meneses and Laguna will work with current and prospective Intelligrated clients to develop material handling system solutions and provide ongoing service and support. They will report to Julio Rubio, director of Intelligrated‘s Mexico operations.

YRC Worldwide Inc has appointed Jeff Rogers as YRC president and Mike Naatz as Holland president. Both will report to James Welch, CEO of YRC Worldwide. Rogers was president of Holland, a subsidiary of YRC Worldwide. He was also CFO of YRC Regional Transportation. He also spent 14 years with UPS. Naatz was chief customer officer of YRC Worldwide. He was also chief information and service officer for YRC Worldwide.