Who’s on the move: February 20, 2023

by Inside Logistics Online Staff

Bolloré Logistics Americas

Nicolas Saignat

Bolloré Logistics Americas has appointed Nicolas Saignat as vice-president airfreight, Americas. Saignat is based in Calgary, and will report directly to Alexandre Yamada, vice-president solutions of Bolloré Logistics Americas. He has worked in the air transport industry for more than 20 years. Before joining Bolloré Logistics, he was the head of commercial, cargo at WestJet. Before that, he was vice-president for Air France KLM in the USA, managing the trans-Atlantic joint venture jointly with Delta Airlines. Saignat earned a master’s degree in engineering and management from the Ecole des Mines de Saint-Etienne.

Oatey

Erin Drotleff

Plumbing manufacturer Oatey Co. has promoted director, North American sourcing Erin Drotleff to vice-president, sourcing. She will report to Scott Voisinet, senior vice-president, supply chain. Drotleff joined Oatey’s Sourcing department in February of 2020. Before joining Oatey, Drotleff held sourcing and purchasing management positions at Republic Steel, Medical Mutual, Cleveland-Cliffs, and Deloitte Consulting. Based in Cleveland, Drotleff earned a Master of Business Administration degree from Case Western Reserve University.

Steel King

Amit Kutumbale

Amit Kutumbale has joined Steel King Industries as the director of engineering. Kutumbale will be based out of Steel King’s corporate headquarters in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, and will be part of the company’s leadership team, reporting directly to the President. He brings over a decade of structural engineering and manufacturing experience in the steel industry, including design and supply of critical steel for major infrastructure projects. Kutumbale received a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering in India and a Master’s in Science in Civil Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh.

American Airlines

Indy Bolina

American Airlines Cargo has appointed Indy Bolina as head of global sales. Bolina, who will report to Roger Samways, vice-president commercial, will lead American’s global sales team. Having started his career with American Airlines in London in 2017, Bolina has led people development and resource teams that work in partnership with multiple organizations across the airline – including cargo. 

This announcement follows the promotion of Brian Hodges to managing director, strategy and planning in October 2022. Hodges leads a newly formed team focused intentionally on the cargo carrier’s short-term and long-term business development initiatives with a large focus on digital strategy. Hodges now reports directly to Cargo president Greg Schwendinger.