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Who’s on the move this week: February 9, 2015

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


February 9, 2015
by MM&D Online Staff

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Chase Sowden

Barcoding, Inc has added Chase Sowden, supply chain architect, to its team. A Six Sigma Black Belt with more than 20 years of experience, Sowden previously served as the chief technology officer (CTO) for Savant Software, Inc, where he oversaw all aspects of strategic IT planning, implementation, internal infrastructure, and other global IT initiatives. Prior to Savant, Sowden spent five years as VP of technology for TZA and held other C-level positions with Pfastship Worldwide Logistics and ConnectTec. Along with his Six Sigma Black Belt, Sowden possesses a PMP certification and is an Agile Scrum Master. Sowden’s experience spans almost every vertical industry, with a focus on manufacturing and distributing.

Kenneth Robinson Headshot 1Barcoding also hired Kenneth Robinson as a support specialist. An IT professional with more than 10 years of customer service experience, Robinson will enhance Barcoding’s Professional Services Division as he troubleshoots and develops technical solutions and procedures for servicing clients’ software, hardware, and system setups.

David Kneisler, vice president, global quality at Dana Holding Corporation has been elected chairman of the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG). AIAG is a not-for-profit, member-supported organization that works collaboratively with automotive and manufacturing companies, suppliers, and service providers to help them operate at peak performance. Kneisler, a 20-year Dana veteran, joined the AIAG board in 2006 and has served as vice chairman for the past two years. Kneisler has served in multiple roles with Dana including program management, plant management, and in quality roles before becoming vice president of global quality in 2007. Kneisler’s responsibilities include global governance for strategic and operational quality, co-chair of Dana’s Product Safety Committee, and leadership for Dana’s Technical Problem Solving / Reliability Engineering, Quality Systems, and Supplier Development groups.

Cardinal Logistics Management Corporation appointed Tom White executive chairman of Cardinal and its parent company, Cardinal Logistics Holdings, LLC. White succeeds Brandt McKee, who has been serving as interim Chairman of the parent company following the departure of John Tague in November 2014. McKee will continue to serve as a member of the Board of Directors of the parent company. White brings a wealth of experience to this role, having formerly served in senior management positions with CEVA Logistics, Hub Group, Inc, and as board chairman of Quality Distribution, Inc., the a North American chemical bulk and intermodal transportation company.

Paul Mullins has joined INTTRA as senior vice-president, Global Sales. Mullins brings his sales leadership experience in world-class global logistics services businesses, most recently as the senior vice-president, Business Development of Agility. He joined Agility in 2011 and was accountable for business development on a global level, implementing sales transformation strategies and overseeing worldwide customer development. Mullins also led the company’s sales segmentation strategy, aligning sales channels across the company and introducing productivity management best practices. Before Agility, Mullins held a number of positions at DHL. He also held key senior leadership roles at Combined Logistics, BAX Global and Burlington Air Express. He received his degree from Elliott School in London.

Timothy (Tim) Marsh has been appointed senior vice-president sales and marketing for CP. Marsh joins CP from COSCO where he had been executive vice-president North America trade division. His career at COSCO began in 2002 when he was appointed GM national sales. Marsh brings to CP 25 years of sales and marketing experience in the international shipping industry. He has a BA from Le Moyne University in Syracuse, New York and an M.B.A. in Marketing from the University of Phoenix.