Who’s on the move this week? [Dec 15, 2011]

by MM&D staff

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

ModusLink Global Solutions has appointed Thomas Nightingale president, sales and marketing. Nightingale will lead ModusLink’s global sales and marketing efforts. Nightingale has over 20 years of experience in supply chain and logistics. Most recently he was the chief marketing officer for Con-way, Inc. Before that he held senior leadership positions with Schneider National, Clareon, CSX and United Parcel Service.

CLARK Material Handing Company has appointed Rob Smith as product marketing coordinator. Smith has eight years of prior forklift sales and marketing experience in the material handling industry. He has experience in trucks, parts, marketing and national accounts business planning. He is a graduate of the University of Kentucky where he earned a BBA in Marketing.

The Panalpina Group is putting in place three regional CEOs (RCEOs). Marco Gadola, the current chief financial officer, will become the RCEO Asia Pacific. Volker Boehringer, area manager, Central Europe, will become the RCEO Europe/Middle East. The search for the RCEO Americas—as well as the new CFO—is under way.

Jervis B. Webb Company, a subsidiary of Daifuku Webb Holding Company, has named John Daugherty as Midwest/Eastern zone manager for global product sales. He will sell Webb’s conveyor products through distribution and direct channels for the Midwest and Eastern Zones of the US. Daugherty has worked in the material handling industry for over 30 years. He began at Webb in high school as a co-op student. More than half of his career has consisted of work in the Unibilt Product group at Webb. He previously worked at Durr Systems where he was responsible for the sales and marketing of material handling systems for automotive assembly plants.