Who’s on the move: November 20, 2023

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by Emily Atkins

National Motor Freight Traffic Association

Lesley Veldstra Killingsworth

The National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA) has welcomed Lesley Veldstra Killingsworth as the first female chair of its board of directors. Killingsworth, who has been a member of the NMFTA since 2012, serves as director of traffic and pricing for Mississauga, Ontario-based Polaris Transportation Group. She previously served in the same position with Mountain Valley Express after starting in the industry as an account executive with Worldwide Express.

FourKites

Bill Maw

FourKites has hired Bill Maw as the company’s new chief financial officer (CFO). Maw brings a decades-long track record. Before joining FourKites Maw held senior finance positions with GE, PwC, Recharge Payments, Covius Holdings and Liquidnet. He has invested in more than 15 seed-stage companies. 

TGW Logistics

TGW Logistics has appointed Henry Puhl as CEO. Puhl will take over as CEO in February 2024, succeeding Harald Schröpf, who has led TGW Logistics as CEO for the past six years. He was most recently chief technology officer at the Kion Group. He also has experience at the CLAAS Group and John Deere (Deere & Company).

International Association of Ports and Harbors

The chief executive of HAROPA Port, Stéphane Raison, has been appointed for a two-year term as vice-president for Europe of the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH). This is the first time the post has been held by a French citizen. Raison joined the Port of Dunkirk in early 2009 as director of planning and environment, where he managed a LNG terminal installation project. From 2012 to 2014, he led the reform of the port of La Réunion (Indian Ocean), where he developed the European container hub project, among others. He later returned to Dunkirk as chair of the Executive Committee from 2014 to 2020. In November 2020, he was asked by France’s Prime Minister to conduct the merger of the Ports of Le Havre, Rouen and Paris (HAROPA), and he has been CEO of HAROPA PORT since June 2021. IAPH is a non-governmental organization (NGO) created in November 1955 and represents today some 177 ports and 147 port-related businesses in 84 countries. The member ports handle well over 60 percent of the world’s sea-borne trade and over 60 percent of the world’s container traffic.