Charles Stanley Sullivan has been appointed chair of the Transportation Appeal Tribunal of Canada and Jacqueline Corado has been appointed vice-chair. Both are for four-year terms. Sullivan’s career includes 39 years in aviation, aerospace, public safety and security. Corado is a lawyer specialized in administrative law.
Tim Kimmet, former vice-president of cloud computing platform at Walmart, has joined Fetch Robotics as vice-president of engineering. He will lead Fetch’s hardware, software, and quality engineering teams. Kimmet joined Walmart in 2011 and helped to establish the Walmart Labs brand, the technology arm of Walmart responsible for re-imagining retail for 260 million daily shoppers. Before Walmart, Kimmet was chief engineer at PayPal and eBay. Tim is a former board member and current advisory council member of CodeChix, a women’s engineering organization.
Visible Supply Chain Management has hired Michael Foy as general manager of Visible’s Logistics Division. Foy has thirty years of significant experience in the freight and logistics field. He received his BS from the University of Phoenix, and his MBA from the University of Phoenix in 1996. Foy assumes the daily management activities that were performed by Matt Williams. Williams will remain president of the Logistics Division, but his duties have moved into a strategic leadership role where he will contribute to the direction and innovation of Visible’s logistics business.
Christian Kühnhold is the new CEO of the European Pallet Association e.V. (EPAL). Kühnhold most recently spent 13 years as CEO of PAKi Logistics GmbH and member of the board of Faber Halbertsma Groep B.V. From October he takes over responsibility of the EPAL General Secretariat. For the last few years it has been led by Martin Leibrandt, who helped to get it off the ground and initiated many new projects.
MonarchFx has hired Stephen Bullard as vice-president of product development and deployment. Bullard joins MonarchFx with 25-plus years of supply chain and logistics global experience. Previously he was vice-president with Pilot Freight Services, senior manager for Darden Restaurants, and manager at PepsiCo Food Systems. He holds a Bachelor of Science from Allegheny College.