Who’s on the move this week [October 7, 2013]

by MM&D staff

Jeff Cullen, president and CEO of Mississauga, Ontario-based Rodair/Bellville Rodair in Canada, has been elected president of board of directors of Canadian International Freight Forwarders Association (CIFFA). Gary Vince, district manager of DHL Global Forwarding (Canada) Inc, was elected as vice-president 1 and Dwayne Hihn of Manitoulin Global Forwarding has been chosen as vice-president 2. Marc Bibeau, president of OEC Overseas Express Consolidators (Canada) Inc, remains the ex-officio past-president and will continue to serve on the board.

Daiichi Sankyo Group, a Parsippany, New Jersey-based pharmaceutical company, has named Greg Barrett acting president of Daiichi Sankyo administrative and commercial operations. In this role, he will have responsibility for marketing, sales and supply chain operations in the US.

Exton, Pennsylvania-based Elemica, which offers businesses a supply chain operating network, has made a number of promotions to support the launch of its new QuickLink Network platform. Cindi Hane has been named the vice-president of the company’s newly created technical product management group and will focus on the development of the company’s cloud-based products. She will also continue in her current role as product manager for logistics and will manage relations with third-party partners. Gary Neights has been appointed director, QuickLink Network product management. Omar Nadi will move from Elemica’s professional services team and become product manager for the Supplier Management solution suite.

SERUS, a Santa Clara, California-based data company that provides warnings about upcoming and potential supply chain risks, has appointed Kwok Poon as head of product strategy and management.

Neil Vernon, Virgin Atlantic Cargo

Flash Global Logistics, a Mountain Lakes, New Jersey-based company that offers supply chain management solutions, including a suite of global aftermarket and reverse services, has hired Nora Becker as director of global trade and compliance.

Neil Vernon has been hired as the new regional vice-president of sales, Asia-Pacific region, for Ascot, UK-based Virgin Atlantic Cargo.

Michael Culme-Seymour, has been promoted to vice-president, Asia-Pacific region, for Marken, a pharmaceutical supply chain company based in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. He will be responsible for clinical logistics and Marken’s seven branches in the region, located in Singapore, Australia, India, China, Japan, Hong Kong and Korea.