Paul Dittmann, executive director of the University of Tennessee’s Global Supply Chain Institute has been appointed to the board of directors of Kenco, a distribution, fulfillment and transportation services company based in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Integrated System Design (ISD), a Wixom, Michigan-based manufacturer and integrator of automated materials handling systems, has named Dave Halker senior executive of logistics automation.
Perry Mulligan has joined Costa Mesa, California-based Emulex Corp as its senior vice-president of operations. In his role with the computer systems hardware and software provider, Mulligan will be responsible for supply chain management, logistics, procurement, global operations and information technology management.
James Bierman, Owens & Minor
Owens & Minor Inc, has promoted James Bierman to the dual roles of president and chief operating officer. Bierman will have day-to-day oversight of logistics, sales and operations for the Richmond, Virginia-based medical and surgical supplies distributor. Craig Smith, who previously held the titles, will remain as chair and CEO.
Uxbridge, Massachusetts-based Lenze Americas has named Garry O’Neill as national distribution manager. He will be responsible for improving relationships with partners, driving branch engagement programs and developing regional business and training plans. Lenze is a manufacturer of electrical and mechanical drives, motion control and automation technology.
UTi Worldwide Inc, a non-asset-based supply chain services company that provides air and ocean forwarding services, has named Bruce Hulings global vice-president for projects, mining and energy. Before joining UTi, Hulings was the Americas vice-president, energy sector, for CEVA Logistics.