Who’s on the move: September 3, 2018

by Inside Logistics Online Staff
Don Krusel

Don Krusel has been appointed managing director of the Port of Québec‘s project to build a container terminal. Krusel was the president and CEO of the Prince Rupert Port Authority for 25 years. Since retiring from the Port of Prince Rupert in September 2017, he has worked as a consultant and was a member of QPA’s expert panel on the creation of a deepwater container terminal. With this appointment, Krusel will be fully engaged in managing the container terminal—a major expansion project for the Port of Québec.

After roughly six years at Linde Material Handling GmbH, Sabine Neuss, currently COO with responsibility for production, left the company on August 27 by mutual agreement to pursue new professional challenges. The Supervisory Board of Linde Material Handling GmbH will decide on her successor very soon. “We would like to thank Ms Neuss for the contribution she has made to Linde and the KION Group, and wish her all the best for her future career,” said Christian Harm, chairman of the Linde Material Handling Supervisory Board.

CEVA Logistics has appointed Laurent Binetti as the new chief commercial officer (CCO). He joined the company as of September 1, 2018. After starting his career in the retail industry, Binetti subsequently spent 20 + years with Dell, where he held several senior commercial positions in Switzerland and the UK with an EMEA scope. Lately, he has led several start-up initiatives, helping young entrepreneurs to structure their go-to-market strategies. He holds an MBA from the University of Neuchatel, Switzerland. Binetti will be based at the CEVA Logistics head office in Baar, Switzerland and he will be part of the Executive Board.

Samuel Israel, the former regional CEO of DHL Global Forwarding, has moved from an advisory role into a full-time leadership position as president of Slync International. Nikos Papageorgiou, a supply chain digitization and transformation expert from Deloitte, has been named vice-president of customer success. Israel was already serving as a member of Slync’s Advisory Board, and led DHL Global Forwarding for more than 10 years in Latin America. He brings more than 35 years of global logistics, freight forwarding and international trade experience. Papageorgiou is renowned for successfully deploying next generation technologies – including blockchain, cognitive analytics, IoT and artificial intelligence – across major enterprise networks. His experience includes 12 years of leading large-scale, mission-critical supply chain operations engagements across logistics and distribution, transportation, sourcing, quality and manufacturing. Most recently at Deloitte, Papageorgiou spearheaded numerous digital transformations of Fortune 100 global supply chains and was at the forefront of the firm’s blockchain practice.

 – September 3, 2018