David Binks, FedEx Express Europe president and CEO of TNT, will retire in June. Bert Nappier, currently
FedEx Express senior vice president of finance – international, will succeed Binks in the role effective June 1, 2018. Binks, who started with FedEx in 1983 as part of an acquisition in the UK, rose through the ranks, leading FedEx Express teams in Europe, the Middle East and Canada. Most recently, he was instrumental in the completion of the company’s acquisition of TNT. Nappier joined FedEx in 2005 and has
served in a variety of leadership roles. In addition to leading the international finance organization, he serves as co-chair of the FedEx Integration Leadership Council, where he plays a key role leading our TNT integration efforts around the world. Helena Jansson, a more than 20-year FedEx veteran and native of Sweden, will succeed Nappier as FedEx Express senior vice president of finance – international.
Bill P. Peratt has been named president of Damco Distribution Services. Peratt takes
the helm from Nick Taro, a highly respected veteran in the industry who will remain active with Damco Distribution Services in an advisory role over the next two years. Peratt has a long history with the Maersk Group having started with the company in 1998, worked in various leadership positions at APM Terminals, Bridge Terminal Transport and most recently in Damco, responsible for strategic planning, operational performance, commercial growth and building strong, collaborative business relationships as senior director, West Coast Division for Damco Distribution Services. With over 20 years of terminal operations, trucking, warehousing and distribution experience, he brings a wealth of knowledge to the position.
Cimcorp has promoted service supervisor Bradyn Kelly to customer support manager. In his new role, Kelly will oversee all work and services provided by the Customer Support department in North America to ensure Cimcorp’s clients can best leverage their automated materials handling systems. Kelly joined the company in June 2015 as a project coordinator to provide after-sales support to Cimcorp’s customers. By demonstrating a keen understanding of Cimcorp’s solutions, handling multiple projects from conception to completion, and maintaining strong customer relationships with regular site visits and maintenance, he was promoted to service supervisor in January 2017.