Trailer Wizards has appointed Anne McKee as executive vice-president. In this role, McKee will develop the company’s commercial trailer business across Canada. McKee joined Trailer Wizards in November 2011 to continue the integration of Lions Gate Trailers, PTR, Pixar and the TIP assets into the newly re-branded Trailer Wizards Ltd.
Calin Rovinescu, president and CEO of Air Canada, has assumed his duties as Chairman of the IATA Board of Governors for a one-year term, effective immediately. Rovinescu succeeds Richard Anderson, CEO of Delta Air Lines, whose one-year term expired at the conclusion of the Association’s 70th Annual General Meeting (AGM) and World Air Transport Summit in Doha, Qatar. Rovinescu joined Air Canada in 2000 as executive vice-president, corporate development and strategy. In addition, he held the position of chief restructuring officer during the airline’s 2003-2004 restructuring. From 2004 until he rejoined Air Canada in 2009 in his current position, Rovinescu was a Co-founder and Principal of Genuity Capital Markets, an independent investment bank.
WERC, the Warehousing Education and Research Council has elected its board for the coming year. President: Paul Avampato, VP, Customer Service & Logistics North America, Mondelez International. Vice President: Sheila Benny, Executive Vice President, Optricity Corporation. Secretary/Treasurer: Tom Nightingale, President, GENCO Transportation Logistics. Past-President: Michael Wohlwend, Vice President, SAP Americas. Director, 2015 Conference: Ken Woodlin, VP, Logistics Compliance, Safety & Asset Protection, Walmart Stores, Inc. Director, 2016 Conference: Deb Parmé, VP North American Logistics, Global Supply Chain & Tech, Amway Corp. Director of Marketing Membership: Tony Ward, Partner, Kurt Salmon Associates. Director of Web Services: Sylvia Clark, Program Manager, Humana. Director of Industry Relations: Gerald Perritt, President & CEO, KENCO. Directors At Large: Stan Danzig, Executive Director, Cushman & Wakefield; Michael Ogle, PhD, Systems Engineering & Engineering Management, University of North Carolina at Charlotte; Annette Danek-Akey, Senior Vice President, Fulfillment, Penguin Random House, Inc; Stuart Rosenfeld, VP, Distribution & Logistics, PepBoys.