Inside Logistics

Who’s on the move this week: January 13, 2014

Supply chain appointments, promotions and moves


January 13, 2014
by MM&D Online staff

Chris Lingamfelter

Intelligrated has hired Chris Lingamfelter as vice president, integrated system sales and strategy.With more than 20 years of experience in the supply chain software and material handling industries, Lingamfelter will work closely with the executive team to oversee integrated system sales and prioritize new technology and capability investments. He will report directly to Jim McCarthy, president and chief operating officer, Intelligrated. Before joining Intelligrated, Lingamfelter held product and sales management roles for multinational supply chain and logistics firms. He holds a bachelor’s degree in management with concentrations in economics and entrepreneurship from Babson College.

Amit Menipaz, general manager of structured data, eBay, and John Inwright, president and CEO of Quality Supply Chain Co-op, Inc (QSCC, the co-op for Wendy’s) have been appointed to the GS1 US Board of Governors. Menipaz and Inwright will help guide the GS1 US strategy to drive adoption and use of GS1 Standards in the online retail and foodservice industries, respectively. GS1 US is an information standards organization. Menipaz manages multiple teams across the US, Israel and China to classify eBay’s inventory globally. Inwright is a veteran of the foodservice industry, and has served as president and CEO of QSCC, the exclusive supply chain manager for all Wendy’s restaurants in North America, since its formation in 2010. Inwright is a member of the Foodservice GS1 US Standards Initiative Executive Leadership Committee and co-chairs the Supply Chain Sub-Committee of the National Council of Chain Restaurants.

Tom Wolsos, a veteran warehouse automation expert has been promoted to a new position of channel director by Integrated Systems Design – ISD and Andersen Material Handling – AMH out of Wixom, Michigan. In this new role, Wolsos will be responsible for both internal and partner channel activities related to the design, development and implementation of automated warehouse, manufacturing and distribution systems including ISD’s complete line of automated UltraProducts. Previously, Wolsos has worked as a senior account executive for ISD, sales manager for Siemens Dematic and sales and general manager for Jervis B Webb Company.

On January 1, Mike Heiligenstein, executive director of the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority (CTRMA), Austin, Texas, began his year-long term as president of the International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association (IBTTA), the worldwide association representing toll facility owners and operators and the businesses that serve them. In addition to Heiligenstein, eight directors began new terms on IBTTA’s board of directors on January 1.  The new officers and directors were elected last September at IBTTA’s 81st Annual Meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia. Additional appointments to the board can be found here.

The International Air Transport Association has appointed Conrad Clifford as regional vice-president for Asia Pacific.  Clifford joins IATA on 1 February 2014 and will be based in its Asia Pacific Regional Office in Singapore.  He succeeds Maunu von Lueders, who is retiring from IATA. Clifford’s career in aviation spans over 30 years. Most recently he served as acting managing director of Antrak Air Ghana (2012 to 2013), and was formerly CEO of Monarch Travel Group (2010 to 2012) and of Virgin Nigeria (2005 to 2009).  His career has also included work for Cathay Pacific Airways, Virgin Atlantic Airways, Menzies Aviation Group and Emirates.