Steve Wilson joins Swift Industrial Power as controller. Wilson brings more than 27 years of experience in the financial industry to his new role, where he will oversee and guide the company’s financial operations by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing policies and procedures. A native of Knoxville, Wilson received his bachelor’s degree in finance and accounting from the University of Tennessee.
Ellwood Hunt has been named chief operating officer of Paxxal Inc. Hunt reports to Ben Stoller, CEO and executive managing member, and has global responsibility for manufacturing, logistics and operations. Hunt brings more than three decades of operational expertise to the role, most recently serving as senior vice-president of manufacturing and product development for IGPS Logistics. In addition to IGPS, he spent five years as vice-president, sales/operations of Teph Seal Auto Appearance, served as vice-president of operations and logistics and customer service for seven years with CHEP, and 23 years at PepsiCo, where he was regional/market unit general manager and held other operational positions.
Builtrite Holdings, LLC announced the appointment of Adam Lindley as president of its subsidiary, SAS Forks, located in Luxemburg, Wisconsin. Lindley previously served for 14 years as manager, sales and marketing at SAS Forks, and is the first non-family member to lead the company since it was formed in 1972. He replaces Paul Secker, son of the founder of SAS Forks, who will remain with the company and assume the new role of senior advisor.
Brian Tyler has been appointed president and chief operating officer of McKesson Corporation. Tyler will report to John Hammergren, chairman and chief executive officer, and will become a member of the executive committee. Previously chairman of the Management Board, McKesson Europe, Tyler has also served as president of McKesson North American Pharmaceutical Distribution and Services, McKesson U.S. Pharmaceutical, McKesson Medical-Surgical and McKesson Specialty Health, as well as executive vice president of corporate strategy and business development. His direct reports will include: president, McKesson U.S. Pharmaceutical and Specialty Health; president, McKesson Medical-Surgical; CEO, McKesson Canada; president, McKesson Prescription Technology Solutions (MRxTS); president, Transformation Initiatives; and, chairman, Management Board, McKesson Europe. Tyler earned his Ph.D. and M.A. from the University of Chicago, Department of Economics in 1994, where he studied under a grant from the National Science Foundation. McKesson also announced that Nick Loporcaro, president of McKesson’s U.S. Pharmaceutical and Specialty Solutions segment, has left McKesson to pursue other opportunities. Tyler will lead this segment directly until Loporcaro’s replacement has been named.
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