Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. has hired Patrick Coyle as vice-president, logistics and supply chain planning, effective November 26, 2018. He will report to Darin Harvey, executive vice-president of supply chain. Coyle brings over 15 years of experience, most recently as senior director of supply chain, Americas at The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company. Before Goodyear, Coyle held supply chain management positions at DHL Supply Chain and Dietrich Metal Framing, a subsidiary of Worthington Industries. He holds a BSBA in Finance and is also a Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) and Lean Enterprise Certified. Coyle will be based in the Company’s Hilliard, Ohio office.
William D. Friedman, president and CEO of the Port of Cleveland, began his one-year term on Oct. 10 as the 2018-19 chairman of the board for the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA). Friedman succeeds Steve Cernak, chief executive and port director for Broward County, Fla.’s Port Everglades, who began his one-year term in October 2017. The entire slate of 2018-19 delegation officers and board of directors were inducted as part of AAPA’s 107th Annual Convention in a membership meeting in Valparaiso, Chile. Friedman was elected chairman of the board in a March 2018 vote of AAPA’s board of directors, representing port officials throughout the Americas. The 2018-19 Canadian delegation officers are: Chairman – Carl Laberge, Saguenay Port Authority (Québec); Chairman-Elect – Sean Hanrahan, St. John’s Port Authority (Newfoundland and Labrador); and Vice Chairman – Denis Caron, Belledune Port Authority (New Brunswick). James Quinn of the Saint John Port Authority also serves on the board.
Edward Monser has been appointed to Canadian Pacific Railway Limited’s board of directors, effective December 17, 2018. Monser began his engineering career in 1981 and has served as an executive vice-president, chief operating officer, and president at Emerson, a global technology and engineering company. Monser retired as the president of Emerson on October 1, 2018. He serves on the advisory Economic Development Board for China’sGuangdong Province. He is a past board member and past vice-chairman of the U.S.-China Business Council. He is also active in promoting international understanding and trade as a member and current vice-chairman of the U.S.-India Strategic Partnership Forum. An advocate for lifelong learning, and a former high school teacher, Monser lends his time and expertise to a number of educational, civic and charitable organizations. He holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and a bachelor’s degree in education.