Airmaster, a manufacturer of air circulation and ventilation fan solutions, hired Mario Meiwes as its operational excellence manager. In this position, he is responsible for Airmaster’s continued improvement in its production and logistics operations. Meiwes is also responsible for the standardization and measurement of processes, as well as keeping up with the evolution of processes standards and improvement methods. Before joining Airmaster, Meiwes worked for seven years as an operational excellence manager at HELLA, an auto parts supplier headquartered in Lippstadt, Germany. Meiwes currently lives in Jackson, Michigan, with his wife and two children. He earned a master’s degree in industrial engineering and logistics from TU Dortmund University in Dortmund, Germany.
Hannibal Industries has named Reed Reynolds as its chief operations officer (COO). Reynolds has more than 14 years of experience in sales and management positions. Reynolds’ tenure at California Steel Industries (CSI) began in 2006 as an inside sales representative and he quickly rose through the ranks to Sales Manager in 2013, making him the youngest sales manager in CSI’s history. Through this experience, Reynolds has supported the growth of Hannibal Industries during his previous role and is familiar with Hannibal’s organization and ESOP structure. Reynolds holds an MBA in International Marketing from the University of Redlands and two undergraduate degrees in Economics and Business Administration.
David Nord and Dmitri Stockton have been elected to Ryder System, Inc‘s board of directors. Nord serves as chairman, president and CEO of Hubbell Incorporated, an international manufacturer of electrical and electronic products. Nord joined Hubbell in 2005 as senior vice-president and CFO. Before joining Hubbell, Nord held various senior financial positions at United Technologies Corporation and Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation. Stockton most recently served as senior vice-president and special advisor to the chairman of General Electric Company (GE) from 2016 until his retirement in 2017. Stockton joined GE in 1987 and held various positions of increasing responsibility during his 30-year tenure.
Dan Curtis has been named president of BNSF Logistics, LLC, a multi-modal third-party logistics service provider. Curtis has served as BNSF Logistics’ COO since 2014 and has more than 15 years of experience in the transportation and logistics space. Previously, was CFO of BNSF Logistics for three years. Curtis came to BNSF Logistics from Greatwide Logistics Services where he held various senior financial leadership positions. He also held key positions at Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst, and Ernst & Young.
– April 2, 2018