Who’s on the move this week: July 14, 2014

by MM&D Online Staff

Toyota Material Handling, USA, Inc (TMHU) has made three new managerial appointments. Effective immediately, Michael Heyden will serve as national field manager, parts & service, Chris Olsen takes on the role of national sales manager-national accounts, and Steve Tadd joins as national marketing manager. In his role as national field manager, parts & service, Heyden is responsible for the oversight and management of TMHU’s technical parts and service managers. Heyden brings more than 25 years of experience in field service management and parts product marketing to TMHU, most recently serving as director of parts for Navistar Defense Parts. With more than 14 years of experience in all aspects of capital equipment sales, Olsen brings extensive knowledge of retail and channel sales as well as sales management to TMHU. Most recently, he served as sales manager for The Raymond Corporation. Tadd is responsible for the brand’s marketing materials, digital presence, advertising, public relations and dealer communications. A passionate marketing leader with extensive dealer network and direct customer marketing experience, Tadd comes to TMHU from Nautic Global Group where he served as director of marketing.

Livingston International has appointed Christopher Logan as US president and Sharon Sritong as chief financial officer. Both Logan and Sritong will work out of Livingston’s US headquarters in Chicago. Logan joins Livingston from Silk Road Mining and Development, where he served as CEO. He began his career in consulting, rising to become a partner in the transportation practice at Mercer Management Consulting, now Oliver Wyman. Subsequently, Logan served as chief strategy and marketing officer for Agility, an integration logistics provider in 100 countries, deploying both organic and acquisition growth strategies. Sritong joins Livingston from Computershare, US, where she served as the company’s chief financial officer. She was central to increasing Computershare’s revenue in the US by 800 percent over a 14 year period.

UTi Worldwide Inc, a global supply chain services and solutions company, recently appointed Mike McClelland senior vice-president of contract logistics and distribution responsible for its Americas operations. This new role for McClelland expands on his previous responsibility for UTi’s distribution business in North America.

Same-day delivery start-up, Deliv, appointed Jeff Helms as head of delivery operations. The former senior Amazon leader joins the crowdsourced, same-day delivery provider as it plans for rapid expansion across the country. In addition to managing last mile operations in Southern California, he spearheaded the launch of the first Amazon Logistics Delivery Stations in North America. Helms is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and held senior responsibilities around routing optimization, operational logistics and metrics and mitigating delivery barriers.