Who’s on the move this week [May 15, 2012]

by MM&D staff

The Government of Canada has made a number of appointments to port authorities around the country. Joe Allison of Newmarket, Ontario, and Norman Mackie of Oshawa, Ontario were named to to the board of directors of the Oshawa Port Authority for three-year terms. Halifax’s Edward (Ted) Larsen has been appointed as director user representative for the Halifax Port Authority, also for a three-year term. Luc Arvisais of Shawinigan-Sud, Quebec has joined the board of directors of the Trois-Rivières Port Authority for a three-year term.

A federal appointment was also made to the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA). Allan Rowe of Bedford, Nova Scotia, has joined the board of directors of for a three-year term.

Paul Griffin of St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, has been promoted from acting interim president and CEO of Marine Atlantic, to president and CEO. He began the interim appointment with the federal Crown corporation in December 2011.

There are going to be a number of changes at Lufthansa Cargo. Christian Haug, currently based in New York as director USA northeast, has been appointed director north and central China in Shanghai, effective July 1. He succeeds Peter Ullmayer, who is taking leave of absence as part of his transition into phased retirement. Alexander Karst, previously regional director sales for the Frankfurt market, is taking over as director USA northeast. His position will be filled by Kay Wichmann, who is currently in charge of customer service in the sales division in Germany. Michael Vorwerk, president of the Cargo Network Services Corporation (CNS), an IATA subsidiary, will become director sales development Germany, effective August 1. He will also assume responsibility as board representative to Air Cargo Gateway Frankfurt. Angelika Kreil, formerly regional manager sales and handling in Hamburg, will become director of Lufthansa Cargo’s Munich hub, effective as of June 1.

In further Lufthansa news, Simone Menne has been appointed to the executive board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG as chief financial officer. The appointment takes effect on July 1. He comes from British Midland Ltd where he worked as CFO.