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Who’s on the move this week: January 19, 2015

Appointments promotions, moves and changes in the supply chain sector


January 19, 2015
by MM&D Online Staff

Rhonda Moon

Rhonda Moon

Rhonda Moon joins Cagney Global Logistics as vice-president, client solutions. She will support the corporate initiative of creating a performance-driven, team-oriented culture and will be based at the corporate headquarters in Irving, Texas.With over 25 years of supply chain and transportation experience, Rhonda brings to Cagney Global professional skills that include customer centric focus, industry sector expertise and the ability to customize transportation and technology solutions. Before joining Cagney Global, Rhonda was a VP at SEKO Logistics. Previously, she held various positions with other global companies as director of training, director of multinational accounts, regional sales director and executive for business development. Rhonda holds a BA in Business Administration and Management from the University of South Florida. She is an active member in Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) and Women in Logistics.

The Transportation Marketing & Sales Association (TMSA) has named Mitchell Kowalewski of Celtic International to its board of directors. Kowalewski is vice-president of national accounts for Celtic International, a provider of intermodal and highway brokerage services throughout the United States, Canada, and Mexico. He has more than 10 years of supply chain management sales leadership that includes asset-based national truckload, temperature-controlled transportation, and dedicated fleet services. Kowalewski’s background includes diversified experience with both domestic US and Mexico transportation modes, and previously has held sales leadership positions with P.A.M. Transportation, CRST International, and Gypsum Express.

HighJump has appointed current senior vice-president and general manager of its supply chain execution software group, Gary Nemmers, to the HighJump board of directors. In this new role Nemmers will assist in developing the strategic direction for HighJump’s supply chain software business. Chad Collins will replace Nemmers as senior vice-president and general manager.  Collins spent ten years at HighJump leading the supply chain software product strategy and three years in general management roles at Accellos, which merged with HighJump in 2014.

Jeff Rogers has succeeded Scott Wolfe as Universal Truckload Services, Inc‘s CEO.  The leadership transition, which occurred at year end, concludes a plan initiated by Universal’s board in June 2014, following the announcement of Wolfe’s planned retirement. Rogers has served as Universal’s executive vice-president for the past seven months after departing as president of YRC Freight. A former US Army ranger, Rogers also served as president of USF Holland Inc, a subsidiary of YRC Worldwide Inc, as CFO of YRC Regional Transportation Inc, and in various operational and finance roles at United Parcel Service. Wolfe, who was appointed to Universal’s Board of Directors on June 4, 2014, continues to serve Universal as a director.