Who’s on the move: January 9, 2023

by Inside Logistics Online Staff


Elliott Etheredge has been appointed CEO of PUDO. Frank Coccia will assume the role of chief operating officer, president and founder. Etheredge first became involved in the logistics industry in the early 1990s running international freight forwarding operations and retail distribution networks for Sears Mexico. He subsequently worked on Wall Street as an investment banker at Bear Stearns, JP Morgan and Dahlman Rose, where he focused on capital raising and mergers and acquisitions in the transportation and logistics industry. Etheredge has also served as the chief strategy officer of the Canadian customs brokerage firm, Livingston International, where he led the company’s mergers and acquisitions program. Most recently he worked as an entrepreneur acquiring, expanding, and selling a restoration business based in Chicago.

Logistec Corporation

Logistec Corporation has appointed Michel Brisebois as vice-president, human resources. Brisebois has been acting interim vice-president, human resources since August 2022. He has been with Logistec since 2019 and held the position of director, labour relations. He has over 20 years of experience in the cargo handling industry and expertise in all facets of human resources. Brisebois holds a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in industrial relations, as well as a certificate in administration from Laval University.

Steel King

Rona Rossier-Abel has been named vice president-finance for Steel King Industries. Before joining Steel King, Rossier-Abel was controller and purchasing manager with Domtar and has held several positions of increasing responsibility in finance over the last 20+ years. Rossier-Abel has a degree in managerial accounting and business administration from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. A native of Plover, WI, Rossier-Abel has been active in the United Way and with Junior Achievement.


Waev Inc. is naming Alfredo Arroyo as chief operations officer and a senior vice-president of the company. This step marks the first c-suite executive hire for Waev since the company’s founding in 2021. Previously, he spent 10 years at Google in contract manufacturing, enterprise solutions, supply chain management and logistics execution. Prior to Google, Arroyo worked at Eaton’s lighting division (now Signify) in various manufacturing, distribution fulfillment, and supply chain roles. he earned a degree in Industrial Engineering from Auburn University.