Who’s on the move: July 3, 2023

by Inside Logistics Online Staff

Worksafe BC

Baltej Dhillon has been appointed chair of WorkSafeBC’s board of directors for a three-year term, effective Friday, June 30, 2023. Dhillon has been a member of WorkSafeBC’s board of directors since 2017. He replaces the outgoing chair, Jeff Parr, who served from August 2020 to June 2023. Dhillon was a police officer for more than three decades, working in intelligence, special enforcement, protective services and investigations.

ShipBob

ShipBob has hired Melissa Nick as its first chief supply chain officer. Nick joins ShipBob with over 20 years of experience, most recently working as Amazon’s VP of North America customer fulfillment where she led operations, planning, and engineering teams across more than 250 fulfillment centers. Previously, she helped build AMXL, Amazon’s global extra-large fulfillment and delivery service.

ShipBob has also hired Dan Weiss as its VP, transportation and Amy Hardman as its VP, global controller. Weiss brings nearly 30 years of experience at companies such as AxleHire, Transportation Insight, Ingram Micro, Shipwire, Restoration Hardware, Gap, and UPS, and has a bachelor’s degree from the University of the Pacific Eberhardt School of Business. Hardman brings over 20 years of experience, working for companies such as HairClub and Tupperware Brands, and is studying for an executive MBA in entrepreneurial studies from University of Warwick’s Warwick Business School.

Tompkins Robotics

Tompkins Robotics has named Tony Villanova as vice president, PickPal Solutions. Villanova brings more than two decades of supply chain operations expertise to Tompkins Robotics. Most recently, he worked with 6 River Systems, designing and delivering AMR solutions. Villanova earned a bachelor of science degree in corporate finance from West Virginia University, and was awarded an MBA with honors from Salisbury University, Maryland.

East Coast Warehouse & Distribution

East Coast Warehouse & Distribution has named James Wingfield vice-president of risk management, safety and legal, reporting to CEO Jamie Overley. Before joining East Coast Warehouse, Wingfield was an industry consultant, while also working as a claims specialist for Uber Freight Systems/Transplace. Before that, he served as VP and team leader of Bayport Operations and Safety for Nova Molecular Technologies. Wingfield is a past chairman and longstanding board member of the Missouri Trucking Association, and a past member of the National Defense Transportation Association. Additionally, he served on the initial sector coordinating council for the Department of Homeland Security’s transportation sector. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Southwest Missouri State University with a bachelor of science degree in Public Administration. He received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Missouri School of Law.