The Toronto-based supply chain standards organization, GS1 Canada, has made three appointments to its board of governors. George Attar is CIO and senior vice-president of strategy and government relations for McKesson Canada. He is responsible for business development, including mergers and acquisitions. Thom Lachman is president of Procter & Gamble Canada and has been with the company since 1985. He serves on a number of industry organizations including Food and Consumer Products of Canada. Frank Scorpiniti is chief operating officer at Katz Group Canada Ltd./Rexall. He worked at New York-based pharmacy chain, Duane Reade before joining Rexall. He holds a doctorate in pharmacy.
The BC Trucking Association (BCTA) has named Trace Acres, as its vice-president. Formerly the director of communications, Acres is responsible for all communications regarding BCTA policies. He will also act as an advocate for the trucking industry. Before joining BCTA he worked for TransLink, BC Transit and the Vancouver Port Corp.
Steven Grant has resigned from the board of directors of Calgary-based Horizon North Logistics Inc. He was a board member since 2009. The company says that personal reasons limited the amount of time he could spend on his director’s duties.