Who’s on the move: July 4, 2022

by Inside Logistics Online Staff


RJ Steenstra

PortsToronto, owner and operator of Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport and the marine Port of Toronto, has appointed Roelof-Jan (RJ) Steenstra as president and chief executive officer, effective in September. Steenstra comes to PortsToronto from Fort McMurray Airport Authority where he has served as president and CEO since 2016. He is also currently chair of the policy board of the Canadian Airports Council (CAC), and a director on Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA) Executive Committee. Steenstra steps into the role previously held by Geoffrey Wilson, who announced his retirement in February of this year. Steenstra is past co-chair of the 2023 Arctic Winter Games Bid Committee, and director for the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)/Airports Council International World (ACI) community of practice. He currently serves as director and governance committee chair on the Fort McMurray/Wood Buffalo Economic Development & Tourism Board.

Toyota Material Handling

Daniel Schumacher

Toyota Material Handling (TMH) recently added Daniel Schumacher to its executive team as the company’s new director of information technology (IT). Schumacher joins Toyota from Komatsu, where he was global director of IT applications and digital innovation. Schumacher has more than 20 years of IT experience with previous roles in various technological pathways. He has experience within and outside the material handling industry.

Wallenius Wilhemsen

Lasse Kristoffersen has joined Wallenius Wilhelmsen as president and CEO. Kristoffersen came from Torvald Klaveness, where he worked for the past 15 years, serving as president and CEO since 2011. Before Klaveness, he worked for 11 years in Det Norske Veritas (DNV). He holds a Master of Science in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering from The Norwegian University of Sciences and Technology.


Fecon has hired Brandon Flexsenhar as its first chief operating officer (COO). He has served in a variety of production and operations positions with companies such as Caterpillar, LB Steel, Fairbanks Morse Engine, Putzmeister, and most recently as vice-president of operations for KION. He holds a BS in Organizational Leadership and Supervision, Industrial Technology from the Purdue University, and an MBA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.