Inside Logistics

Who’s on the move this week: April 7, 2014

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


April 7, 2014
by MM&D Online Staff

Andrew Kirkpatrick

Andrew Kirkpatrick

Andrew Kirkpatrick is now director of sales at NFI. He will be responsible for driving sales in Canada focusing on warehousing and distribution. NFI is a fully integrated supply chain solutions provider headquartered in Cherry Hill, NJ, with over 20 million square feet of warehouse and distribution space.

As part of a North America-wide executive shakeup, Nissan has made the following changes in its supply chain team, effective April 1, 2014: Mark Sharp, previously director, Supply Chain Management, is promoted to a new position, senior director, Alliance New Product Quality Procedure. Chris Styles, previously director, Logistics, is promoted to a new position, senior director, Logistics. Ben Shain, previously senior manager, Logistics, Smyrna, is promoted to director, Logistics. Kim Less, previously senior manager, Parts & Service, Supply Chain Management, is promoted to director, Parts and Distribution.

DHL Global Forwarding has appointed Jannie Davel senior vice president of Air Freight for DHL Global Forwarding, Americas. Davel is responsible for managing DHL’s international Air Freight services in 18 countries across North and South America, including customer development and operational performance. Based in Miami, he reports directly to Mathieu Floreani, CEO DHL Global Forwarding, Americas. A DPDHL veteran of more than 19 years, Davel succeeds Gary Schultheis, who will retire from DPDHL in April 2014 after serving as Head of Air Freight, Americas, DHL Global Forwarding since 2009. During his tenure with DPDHL, Davel has worked in Germany, the UK and South Africa.

Lynden International promoted Charlie Ogle to senior director of Global Sales. Ogle previously was director of business development for the Asia Pacific market. Based in Seattle, Ogle will work with Lynden’s regional managers, executive team and strategic partners to increase international business. Before joining Lynden in 2011, he held roles in operations and sales at Sea Land Service Inc in Alaska, Saudi Arabia, New York, Seattle and Southeast Asia. He also held management positions at Airborne Express, DHL Global Forwarding and, most recently, as vice-president at TransNet Inc in Issaquah, Washington.