Who’s on the move: February 26, 2018

by Inside Logistics Online Staff
Marc Fortin
Marie-Claude Bacon

The Retail Council of Canada (RCC) welcomed Marc Fortin as the new president, RCC-Quebec. Until recently, he was the president and CEO of Distribution Canada Inc (DCI). He brings more than 25 years experience as a sales & marketing professional experience gathered in CPG companies or as a consultant through his own firm, StratMk. He also held executive positions at the National Convenience Stores Distributors Association (NACDA), which he presided for many years; at

Thierry Lopez

Molson, where he led a major restructuring of the sales, marketing and category management departments; Canada Bread, as their director of innovations, regional brands and US business development; Borden-Catelli, Maple Leaf and Kellogg’s. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Economic sciences from the University of Montreal. RCC also nominated Marie-Claude Bacon, senior director, corporate affairs department at Metro Inc. and Thierry Lopez, marketing and corporate affairs manager, Quebec at Best Buy Canada, as president and vice-president respectively on RCC Quebec’s board of directors.

Johannes Gilroth

Johannes Giloth has joined Savi‘s board of advisers. Giloth is a long-time leader in procurement, supply chain and manufacturing. He currently serves as chief procurement officer and senior vice-president of operations at Nokia. Giloth holds a degree in international business from the University of Greenwich in International Business and a Dipl. Wirtsch. Ing in Business Administration and Mechanical Engineering from the University of Kaiserslautern.

Ken Soper has returned to Conveyco Technologies, an integrator of automation systems for fulfillment and distribution centres, in the role of sales engineer. Soper brings a wealth of experience with over thirty years of success in the material handling industry. He has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and has led the successful installs of many of the automated material handling technologies available today, such as robotics, conveyors, sorters, automated storage and retrieval systems (ASRS), and automated guided vehicles (AGV). Soper has deployed automation for companies of all sizes, including small e-commerce businesses and Fortune 500 companies.

– February 26, 2018