Thomas Ogilvie has been appointed as personnel and labor director at Deutsche Post DHL Group. Effective September 1, 2017 he will take over both responsibilities from Melanie Kreis who will, going forward, focus on her role as Group CFO, as planned. Ogilvie was previously executive vice president, corporate development, Deutsche Post DHL Group. He joined the company in December 2001 with the Market Research Service Center (MRSC) at Deutsche Post Consult GmbH. He took over the newly-created role of senior vice president for private customers and online strategy, DHL Parcel Germany, in 2011. Ogilvie holds a diploma in Psychology (University of Bonn) and received a doctorate in Economics (University St. Gallen).
John Wolfe, CEO of The Northwest Seaport Alliance and the Port of Tacoma, and Amy Grat, CEO of International Trade Education Programs, Inc. (ITEP) will receive the 2017 Connie Award presented by the Containerization & Intermodal Institute in Long Beach, CA, on Tuesday, September 19. Connie recipients are recognized for outstanding contributions to containerization and world trade and transportation sector and are acknowledged for their pioneering spirit in their careers, as well as for the positive example they establish for those who will be the future the industry.
BSM Technologies Inc appointed Douglas Swanson as chief technology officer. Swanson has more than 25-years of experience in research, software, hardware, architecture and management. Most recently, he was VP of engineering at Intelligent Mechatronic Systems Inc. His prior experience has involved extensive oversight of various technologies and includes a role as director of engineering for Blackberry Limited as well as more than eight years of experience with Cisco Systems working across various North American offices. Swanson holds a Bachelor of Applied Science, System Design Engineering from the University of Waterloo and is currently a PhD student at the University of Waterloo.
Saddle Creek Logistics Services has hired Timothy Tyson as senior director of business development. Tyson has 10 years of experience in the logistics industry. Before joining Saddle Creek, he held a number of sales and marketing positions with Suddath Global Logistics – most recently as director, business development. He has also served in a variety of business development and management roles in the logistics and retail industries.
— July 3, 2017