Who’s on the move this week [August 28, 2012]

by MM&D staff

Semiconductor manufacturer Micron Technology Inc has a new vice-president of global supply chain. John Waite has joined the Boise, Idaho-based company to take on that role. He will be responsible for managing all aspects of the supply chain, including customer delivery, operational planning, forecasting and inventory management.

KNAPP AG, which produces warehouse automation and logistics software, has undergone a management change. Long-time CEO Eduard Wünscher, is stepping away from his day-to-day management duties and taking a position on the Austrian-based company’s supervisory board. Gerald Hofer will become the new CEO. KNAPP is also appointing two new members to its management board: Franz Mathi and Christian Grabner.

Menlo Worldwide Logistics has appointed two senior executives in Europe. Marco van Walraven is the new director of operations and will be responsible for implementing Lean procedures at the company. Edwin Schouten is the new senior manager of transportation in Europe for the Con-way Inc subsidiary. He will be responsible for all transportation accounts for current customers and will assist in developing strategies for the region.

CaroTrans, a non vessel operating common carrier (NVOCC) and ocean freight consolidator, based in Clark, New Jersey, has created two new executive positions. Lueder Bitter will serve as national import operations manager and John Lourmas will be national commercial manager of imports.