Nadeem Velani has been named CP‘s vice-president and CFO. Velani had been serving as vice-president and interim CFO since September 9, 2016. Velani joined CP in March 2013 and served as vice-president investor relations before becoming interim CFO. Previously, Velani spent 15 years at Canadian National Railway Co where he worked in a variety of positions in strategic and financial planning, investor relations, sales and marketing and the office of the president and CEO. Velani holds an undergraduate degree in Economics from Western University and an MBA in Finance/International Business from McGill.
UniCarriers Americas Corporation (UCA) has expanded its regional sales team by hiring Aaron Boemmel, Michael Paul, Terre Robert Haff and Paul West. As a regional sales manager for the northeast, Boemmel is responsible for strengthening UCA’s dealer network and increasing UCA’s dealer market share. Prior to joining UCA, Boemmel worked as an account manager of equipment sales for Eastern Lift Truck Company. He studied computer science and business at Frostburg State University in Maryland.
In his role as southeast regional sales manager, Paul is responsible for managing all facets of dealer sales support for the southeast. With more than 20 years of industry experience, he previously worked as a territory manager, regional sales manager and in national accounts sales for companies including Linde Material Handling. He earned a bachelor’s degree in mass media management from Marietta College in Ohio. Haff is the newest regional sales manager for the southwest.
Haff will assist in dealer sales support for Southern California, Southern Nevada, New Mexico and Hawaii. Prior to joining UCA, Haff worked more than 18 years in the material handling industry, including as a territory manager at Johnson Lift Hyster. Haff is a veteran of the United States Army.
As a regional sales manager for the northwest, West is responsible for increasing UCA market share and working with dealers in Northern California, Northern Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming, Montana, Idaho and Alaska. Prior to joining UCA, West worked as a regional sales manager for the KION Group, warehouse solutions manager for NMHG and territory manager for Pape Material Handling. He earned a bachelor’s degree in business from California State University at Sacramento.