Matt Wicks, Intelligrated‘s vice president, product development, manufacturing systems, has been appointed to the Robotic Industries Association (RIA) board of directors. Wicks’s two-year term began following the board’s January meeting. The RIA board comprises members across supplier, educator and researcher, integrator and user categories. Wicks was elected for his background in systems integration and robotic applications in high-growth logistics markets, including experience with warehousing, distribution and e-commerce fulfillment operations. Wicks brings more than 20 years of engineering and robotics experience in the material handling industry. His current focus is leading an interdisciplinary product development team at Intelligrated to expand the use of robotic technology to solve logistics challenges.
Mark van Enckevort, joins CLX Logistics, LLC’s multinational team of consultants and engineers. Before joining CLX Logistics, van Enckevort was business development manager for Ingram Micro Commerce & Fulfillment Solutions and formerly on the project analyst, network planning and implementation team for UPS Supply Chain Solutions in which he initiated cost savings projects and improved the FSL network. Van Enckevort holds his Bachelor’s in Business Administration from Avans University of Applied Sciences.
International Technical Coatings (ITC), a manufacturer of wire mesh products, has added two key management appointments that will help the company expand its presence across both the material handling and industrial fence industries. Kathy Hanrahan, a former TASER executive, has been appointed CFO. With more than 30 years of experience in leading accounting and operations teams, for both public and private organizations, Hanrahan has developed skills that support lean manufacturing and scalable growth. Rudi DeKlerk, ITC’s new director of manufacturing based in Ohio is also a veteran of the industry with more than 20 years’ experience in wire manufacturing. He has installed and commissioned machines in 32 countries, and has expert experience in run production and maintenance.
—March 20, 2017