Inside Logistics

Who’s on the move: December 4, 2017

Appointments, promotions, moves and changes in the supply chain sector this week


December 4, 2017
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William Fatt has resigned from the Board of Directors of Canadian Pacific Railway Company and Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. for health reasons. Fatt’s resignation was effective as of the close of business on Thursday November 9, 2017. Fatt joined the board in September 2016 and has acted as the Chair of the Finance Committee and a member of the Audit Committee of CP during his tenure.

Dana Rafferty

Dana Rafferty has been named executive director of sales and marketing for Akro-Mils. Rafferty joins Akro-Mils with over 25 years of sales and marketing experience. Most recently, she was the Director of National Accounts at Hoshizaki America, where she secured Moe’s Southwest Grill, Zaxby’s, and Dunkin’ as primary vendor brands. She has held sales leadership roles at several companies including Illinois Tool Works, where she successfully built a new division that focused on developing and expanding new technologies for the food service industry. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Boston University.

Jonathan Eaton

Grant Thornton LLP has named Jonathan Eaton as the firm’s US supply chain management practice leader. Previously he was an industry supply chain partner at Chainalytics LLC. Eaton will oversee the firm’s supply chain services offerings. He comes to Grant Thornton with more than 20 years of experience transforming supply chains in a variety of industries. Eaton is a member of the University of Tennessee Supply Chain Forum, Michigan State University Supply Chain Management Council, Supply Chain Leaders in Action, the Council of SC Management Professionals and the Grocery Manufacturers Association. He received a master’s of business administration degree from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Flow, a pioneer in cross-border commerce, is expanding its management team with the appointments of Kat Bitanga as director of logistics operations, Andrew Brown as onboarding director and Max Artz as chief of staff. As part of the expansion, the company also announced its new corporate headquarters in Hoboken, NJ. With more than 10 years of experience in the B2C e-commerce industry at Deloitte Digital, Brown brings in-depth knowledge of the challenges retailers face and will focus on fast and simple on-boarding. Bitanga, who most recently managed operations in New York City, Las Vegas and Tokyo for Gilt Groupe, has more than 12 years of experience in logistics, e-commerce, supply chain, distribution and warehousing. She has considerable expertise in scaling, start-ups, distribution centre operations, multi-site management and shipping carriers. Before joining Flow, Artz was general manager for China for The Aromatherapy Company, managing in-country operations and being responsible for shipping products to countries around the world.

— December 4, 2017