Inside Logistics

Who’s on the move: October 2, 2017

Appointments, promotions, moves and changes in the supply chain sector this week


October 2, 2017
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Marguerite Nadeau, will chair the board of directors at CATSA for a term of five years. Nadeau holds a Bachelor in Laws (LL.L) and has completed a Directors Education Program at the Rotman School of Management. Nadeau was vice-president, general counsel and corporate secretary at the Royal Canadian Mint from 2004 to 2014.

Michael Robert John McPhie, is appointed chairman of Ridley Terminals Inc for a term of five years. McPhie holds a Master of Science in Environment and Management, and has completed a Directors Education Program at the Simon Fraser University/Institute of Corporate Directors. Since 2014, he has been managing director at JSD Gold Ltd. and executive chairman at IDM Mining Ltd. He is also CEO and founder of Falkirk Resources Consultants Ltd.

Ryder System, Inc. appointed Frank Mullen to the position of vice-president and controller. In this position, Mullen reports directly to Ryder executive vice-president and CFO Art Garcia and will serve as Ryder’s principal accounting officer. He joins Ryder from Global Eagle Entertainment where he served as senior vice-president and chief accounting officer. Previously Mullen held the position of vice-president and controller at Pinnacle Foods Inc. He began his career in the audit and assurance practice of Arthur Andersen LLP. He holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Villanova University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Matt Hardt

Matthew Hardt has been appointed Lineage Logistics‘s CFO. Hardt joins Lineage from Cooper Standard Automotive, where he was executive vice-president and CFO. At Cooper Standard, he led the organization to record financial performance in both 2015 and 2016, with a significant focus on margin expansion and cash generation through working capital, Capex and tax planning. Hardt led the re-IPO of Cooper Standard that transitioned the investor base to long-term holders and meaningfully improved the balance sheet through extensive debt and equity market transactions. Before Cooper Standard, Hardt served as CFO for multi-billion dollar global business units within TE Connectivity (formerly Tyco Electronics) and the General Electric Company. He graduated from Siena College with a B.S. in Finance.

— October 2, 2017