Beth Hendriks has joined MercuryGate as chief technology officer. Hendriks joins MercuryGate after a successful career at Oracle as a cloud strategist and business architect. Before that, she was at SciQuest/JAGGAER as SVP and chief technology officer where she directed research and development, production infrastructure and support, as well as Corporate IT. She has also had senior leadership roles at EMC and NetApp. Hendriks will be based at MercuryGate headquarters in Cary, NC.
David Hernandez has been appointed chief procurement officer at Avon Products, Inc. He will report to senior vice-president of global supply chain, Michael Watson. Hernandez joins Avon from Grupo Bimbo, where he served as chief procurement officer for the past six years. Previously he served as chief supply chain officer of Deoleo Groups S.A., and spent a total of 15 years at Groupe Danone in various roles. His experience also includes roles at a variety of significant multinational companies such as Gerber Products, Eli Lily, and S.C. Johnson.
William Moore has been appointed to the newly created position of senior vice-president of manufacturing operations and supply chain for Cerus Corporation. Moore joins Cerus from Quest Diagnostics, where he was vice-president, lab operations and was previously senior vice-president of operations, biomedical services at the American Red Cross, where he led the integrated supply chain including technical procurement, fleet, warehousing, kitting, logistics, and distribution. Before joining Red Cross, Moore spent more than 20 years in the specialty chemicals industry with American Cyanamid Company and Cytec Industries, holding leadership roles in engineering, global supply chain, manufacturing, R&D and quality. He holds a B.Eng. in Chemical Engineering and an M.B.A.
Steve Bushong has been named vice-president of operations for the Cascade Engineering (CE) family of companies. Bushong brings more than 30 years of manufacturing experience to CE. Before joining Cascade, Bushong was VP of North American operations for Yanfeng Automotive Interiors in Holland, Michigan. He started his career with Prince Corporation and after it was purchased by Johnson Controls he was named operations director for all Holland, Michigan, facilities in 2011. He was promoted to vice-president of North American operations for Johnson Controls Automotive Interiors in 2013.