Vancouver, British Columbia-based Oceanic Iron Ore Corp has hired John Hall as vice-president of shipping and marine services. He will report to COO Alan Gorman and manage a shipping optimization study being conducted by engineering and consulting company AMEC PLC.
The Canadian Materials Handling and Distribution Society (CMHDS) has elected its 2013 board of directors. All previous members of the board retained their positions, meaning Dan Beer is president, Ryan Parry is vice-president, Brian Devereaux remains treasurer, and the following are directors-at-large: Rick LeBlanc, Grant Harris, Naveen Nand, Don Melnychuk, Doug Westlake, and Edmund Soong. John Gilder is general manager.
Lawrence Kurzius has been named as president, global consumer and chief administrative officer for McCormick & Company Inc. He will be responsible for the Maryland-based spice company’s global consumer business along with its supply chain, IT, quality assurance and research and development functions.
SpenDifference LLC, a Denver, Colorado-based restaurant purchasing co-operative that offers supply chain support services for the US restaurant industry has promoted Joe Gordon to the position of senior vice-president of supply chain. He will be responsible for aspects of operations, purchasing, distribution and client services
Atossa Genetics Inc, a Seattle, Washington-based company that commercializes patented diagnostic medical devices and breast cancer tests has hired Peter Carbonaro as senior vice-president of operations. While in the role he will be responsible for overseeing regulatory, quality, manufacturing, supply chain, IT, facilities and human resources operations.
David Noble has joined Frog AGV Systems as vice-president of business development. His goal will be to lead the sales and marketing efforts at the Michigan-based company and to help develop AGV’s newly opened manufacturing centre. He will also be a national delegate to the MHI’s automated guided vehicle product section.
Materials handling systems provider Wynright Corp has hired Kevin Sosnowski. He will serve as vice-president, selection solutions, for the Illinois-based company. He will be responsible for developing new picking solutions.
Barcode printing solution provider Supply Chain Services has hired Jared Emery. He will offer consulting services the Oakdale, Minnesota-based company’s customers and will be responsible for growing Supply Chain Services’s barcode label print media.
Savi Technology of Alexandria, Virginia, has promoted Rosemary Johnston to the position of vice-president, federal sales and strategy. She will be responsible for delivering analytics-driven supply chain management solutions to the US federal government, in particular to the Defense Department.
Cincinnati, Ohio-based vendor managed inventory service provider Datalliance has hired Sam Temara as its European key account manager. He will work out of Brussels, Belgium and develop new business for the company.
Houston, Texas-based Intermarine LLC has hired Scott Stadelman. He will serve as vice-president of global sales and marketing for the project and breakbulk cargo transportation provider.
Mike Iafigliola has been named new product development manager at Akron, Ohio-based storage manufacturer Akro-Mils. He will be responsible for developing new products and and growing revenues.