Inside Logistics

Who’s on the move this week: October 6, 2014

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

October 6, 2014
by MM&D Online Staff

PECO Pallet named R. Keith Harrison as a senior advisor to its board. Harrison previously served as Procter & Gamble’s global product supply officer, responsible for moving more than 250 of the company’s products to five billion consumers in 130 countries. During his 40-year tenure at Procter & Gamble, Harrison managed company-wide supply chain activities including manufacturing, engineering, purchasing, logistics and quality. He also served as a vice president and general manager of the Western Europe tissue/towel division and as vice president for product supply throughout Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Harrison currently serves on the board for Midmark Corporation, Hayco Manufacturing and Enerfab.

Stewart Pinos is BSM Technologies Inc‘s new chief commercial officer. Pinos’s career spans over fifteen years in senior sales and marketing roles in North America and Europe. Most recently, he was the VP of sales and marketing at the SCI Group Inc, a  Canadian 3PL. Prior to SCI, Pinos was the VP of business development at UPS SCS Canada and was responsible for new business revenue generation and leading the program management function of an existing portfolio of high profiled clients.

Landstar System, Inc, a worldwide, asset-light provider of integrated transportation management solutions, has named James B. Gattoni president and CEO, effective December 29, 2014.  Henry H. Gerkens, who currently serves as chairman of the board and CEO, will continue to serve as executive chairman of the board through the company’s Annual Shareholder Meeting scheduled for May, 2015, pursuant to his existing letter agreement with the company.

Donna Slyster has joined Saddle Creek Logistics Services as chief information officer (CIO). Slyster has nearly 30 years of experience in the global supply chain and information technology arena. Previously, she served in various executives roles at CHEP/Brambles, including senior vice president, CIO for CHEP.  She has also held a variety of management roles at Electronic Data Systems (EDS).