Who's on the move this week [November 26, 2013]

by MM&D staff

Raphael Kuuchi, the former director of commercial, corporate and industry affairs for the African Airlines Association, has been appointed vice-president of the Montreal, Quebec-based International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Effective as of December 1, 2013, Nissan North America (NNA) will have a new supply chain leader. Bill Krueger, currently senior vice-president of manufacturing, supply chain management (SCM) and purchasing, has been promoted to the role of executive vice-president (in charge of the Americas region) of the Nissan subsidiary JATCO (Japanese Automatic Transmission Company). Replacing him will be John Martin, currently senior vice-president of manufacturing, purchasing and SCM—Europe. He will be based at NNA’s Nashville, Tennessee corporate headquarters.

Barry Moullet has been appointed chief supply chain officer for Focus Brands Inc, the Atlanta, Georgia-based company that operates ice cream shops, restaurants and bakeries Carvel, Cinnabon, and Auntie Anne’s, among others. In the newly created role, Moullet will oversee all supply chain, distribution, procurement, and logistics initiatives for the entire organization, which is in the process of aligning under a single supply chain umbrella.

Morgan Hill, California-based Alien Technology, which offers RFID products and services, appointed technology entrepreneur Weijie Yun as CEO.

Shelton, Connecticut-based 3GTMS Inc, a provider of multimodal transportation software solutions for shippers, has hired Matt Hagg as director of business solutions.