C.H. Robinson has appointed Lucas Faase as a member of its executive leadership team in the role of finance director, Europe. Faase replaces Wim Feys, who became finance director, Europe, in 2007. Feys will continue to play a key role on the European executive leadership team in a new opportunity as regional director, Iberia. Faase brings 22 years of experience to his new role, with a background in highly competitive international markets in branded FMCG, business-to-business, foodservice, and supply chain industries. He joins C.H. Robinson from FrieslandCampina, where he held the position of global director corporate controlling. Over the years, he also held various financial leadership roles within FrieslandCampina and Sara Lee.
Blake Moret (R) and Keith Nosbusch
Rockwell Automation, Inc‘s president and CEO, Blake Moret has been elected as Chairman of the Board effective January 1, 2018. Moret, 54, succeeds Keith Nosbusch, who has served as chairman since 2005 and remains as a director. Moret began his career in 1985 as a sales trainee, and subsequently served in senior positions across the organization, including international assignments in Europe and Canada. He was promoted to senior vice president of Control Products & Solutions, one of the Company’s two business segments, in 2011, and to president and chief executive officer in July 2016. Moret earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology. He serves on the National Association of Manufacturers’ (NAM) Board of Directors and Executive Committee.
Jerome Peribere, CEO and president of Sealed Air Corporation, has advised of his intent to retire at the end of December 2017. As part of this planned succession, the Board elected Edward (Ted) Doheny II chief operating officer and CEO-designate, and elected him as a director effective as of September 18, 2017. As COO Doheny will have responsibility for the operating businesses and supply chain network and will report to Peribere. Doheny will work on transitioning with Peribere until December 31, 2017, and will then assume the role of CEO and president, effective January 1, 2018. Doheny served as CEO of Joy Global until its sale to Komatsu in May 2017. Previously, he was an executive vice-president there, as well as Pp COO of its underground equipment division. Doheny also spent 21-years with Ingersoll-Rand.