Linda Fayne Levinson has joined Clearpath Robotics‘s board of directors as its first independent member. Levinson currently serves as independent lead director at Jacobs Engineering Group and is a director at NCR where she chairs the compensation committee. Previously, she served as chair of the board of Hertz and a director of Ingram Micro and Western Union. Levinson has also served on multiple private tech company boards during her career as a venture investor and is a director of Kount, a private fintech company. She is on the advisory board of CVC Capital Partners, a member of the McKinsey New Ventures Advisory Council and a senior advisor to RRE Ventures. Levinson served as a partner at GRP Partners (now UpFront Partners), an executive at Creative Artists Agency, a partner of merchant bank Wings Partner, and a senior vice president of American Express Travel Related Services Co. She became the first female partner of McKinsey & Company in 1978.
St. George Logistics (STG) has appointed Tracy Leinbach to its board of directors. Leinbach is a seasoned logistics industry executive who most recently served as CFO and executive vice-president of Ryder System, Inc. Prior to that, she led Ryder’s U.S. operations as executive vice-president for fleet management solutions. In previous positions, Leinbach was responsible for operations in Canada, Mexico and Europe. Before joining Ryder, she was a CPA with Price Waterhouse. Leinbach holds a bachelor’s degree from William & Mary and an MBA from the Kenan Flagler School of Business at the University of North Carolina. She currently serves on the boards of Hasbro, Inc. and Veritiv Corp., among other companies. Leinbach formerly served on the board of Forward Air Corp .
Thomas Foster has been appointed vice-president of operations and supply chain at ASV Holdings, Inc., a provider of rubber-tracked compact track loaders and wheeled skid steer loaders in the compact construction equipment market. Thomas joins ASV with over 20 years of experience in the industrial equipment sector and a track record of successful long-term engagements at both the Boeing Company and SAF-Holland, Inc., and most recently from TGW Systems. Foster holds a Bachelor of Science degree in industrial supervision, engineering, and manufacturing from Northern Arizona University, and additional certifications and training in lean manufacturing, theory of constraints, ERP/MRPII applications, and supply chain/MRP integration. He will report directly to CEO Andrew Rooke and will oversee all operating activities from sourcing to production and delivery,and will also have strategic planning and P&L responsibilities.