Who’s on the move: February 27, 2023
Shannon Karl has joined Tecsys Inc. as chief marketing officer. Karl brings over 25 years of executive marketing experience most recently at Intelex, where she served as CMO. Previously, she was vice-president of industry marketing at SAP. She has likewise held various global and regional marketing leadership roles at IBM and PwC Consulting.
ThroughPut Inc.has added Steve Robinson to its board of advisors. Robinson is an award-winning supply chain and operations expert with over 20 years of experience. Before joining ThroughPut, he was CEO of his non-profit outfit, The Supply Chain Project.Org., as a partner at Tompkins Ventures. He began his career as a production supervisor at UPS, following which he became a terminal manager for Roadway Express, and CF Motor Freight (now XPO Logistics). He then went on to join Walmart, where he effectively became the first chief supply chain officer in 1994. His last enterprise role was as the VP of global logistics and the Supply Chain Center of Operations Excellence at Starbucks. He became the COO of Gobble, a Silicon Valley startup to demonstrate how the latest tech could impact Supply Chains.
Reusable Packaging Association
The Reusable Packaging Association (RPA) has new executive committee members and additions to its board of directors. After serving his term as chairman of the board, Ben Stoller, CEO of Paxxal, has passed the torch to 2022 vice-chairman Kevin Mazula, CEO of RM2. Other changes to the RPA executive committee include the appointment of Samantha Goetz, marketing communications manager of ORBIS, as the new vice-chairman and chair-elect, and Andy Schumacher from SSI Schaefer as the organization’s secretary-treasurer. Goetz was the former secretary-treasurer.
The annual RPA election also resulted in four new board members starting a two-year term (2023-24). They are:
- Graham Connor, senior vice-president, sales and customer support, iGPS Logistics
- Aubree Duncan, global director of quality and food safety, Tosca
- Amy Lathrop, president, Perfect Pallets
- Leslie LeMair, vice-president of sales and marketing, Georg Utz
- Steve Russell, vice-president of sales and marketing, Cabka
- William Wappler, CEO and owner, Surgere
- Ben Waterman, manager of business development, Monoflo International