Who’s on the move this week [May 21, 2013]

by MM&D staff
Rick Marshall, ONE

Ontario New England Express Inc (ONE), an Ontario-based full-service transportation provider is pleased to announce that Rick Marshall has joined the executive team in the role of VP business development. Marshall brings over 10 years of sales expertise, and specializes in container freight movement, complementing ONE’s cross-border focus. His responsibilities will include expanding ONE into a full-service provider for its customer base.

John A Schiller has been appointed to the board of directors of ONE. Schiller will be working directly with the president and CEO, David Carruth, to facilitate the transformation from a regional cross-border LTL service provider into a full-service logistics company. Schiller is a respected expert with a wealth of experience and will be taking an active role in developing the sales team at ONE.

The Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC) has named its board of directors. Michael Wohlwend, vice-president, of SAP Americas will serve as president of the Oak Brook, Illinois-based organization and the vice-president will be Paul Avampato, vice-president of customer service and logistics North America at Mondelez International. Sheila Benny, executive vice -president of Optricity Corporation is secretary-treasurer. Past-president is Gregory Javor, senior vice-president of supply chain operations global logistics at Starbucks Coffee Company. Director of the 2014 annual conference is Tim Hotze, corporate head of the logistics competence centre North America for Panalpina Inc, and 2015 conference director is Ken Woodlin vice-president of logstics, AP, compliance and safety of Walmart Stores Inc. Tony Ward, a partner at Kurt Salmon Associates, is director of marketing membership, Sylvia Spore, technology manager at RightSourceRX is director of webs services and Frederick Rake, executive vice-president senior group advisor at EP America Inc is director of industry relations. The following people are directors at large: Stan Danzig, executive director at Cushman & Wakefield; Stuart Rosenfeld, vice-president distribution at Pep Boys; Deb Parmé, vice-president North American logistics, and global supply chain and technology at Amway Corp and Tom Nightingale, president of Rectrix. Michael Mikitka is CEO of WERC.

John Tighe, president of Tighe Logistics Group has become a member of the board of directors of the International Warehouse Logistics Association (IWLA). He will serve as rail council co-chair and insurance and legal committee board liason for the Des Plaines, Illinois-based organization.

Robotics company Seegrid Corp has hired Evan Rago as an application engineer. He will perform pre-sales engineering of robotic industrial truck systems for Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based Seegrid.

ViSalus, a Los Angeles, California weight-loss company, has named Greg Schwartz as senior vice-president of global supply chain. His role will be to provide strategic direction, planning and leadership for the ViSalus’ supply chain management operations. He previously held the title of senior vice-president of supply chain at Jamba Juice.

Hickory Farms of Toledo, Ohio, has made a number of management changes includes some that affect the food and holiday gift retailer’s supply chain. Joe Loch, who served as the vice-president of supply chain is now vice-president of franchise and retail sales and Ty Hanline has moved from director of logistics to vice-president of supply chain.