Inside Logistics

Who’s on the move: April 22, 2019

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


April 22, 2019
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Darren Yaworsky has announced he will resign from his position as senior vice-president, finance and CFO, at Wajax Corporation for personal reasons. Yaworsky will remain with the Corporation until the release of its 2019 first quarter financial results. The Corporation has commenced an internal and external search for a new Chief Financial Officer, the results of which will be announced in due course.

Leigh Robinson is Transplace‘s new chief human resources officer (CHRO). She will report directly to CEO Frank McGuigan. Robinson comes to Transplace from Lennox International, where she served as vice-president of HR and diversity and inclusion officer, leading a team of over 45 HR professionals and support staff. Before Lennox, Robinson held several leadership positions at Honeywell.

Léo Apotheker has been appointed as the first independent member of the MercuryGate board of directors since the company was acquired by Summit Partners in August of 2018. Apotheker spent more than 20 years at German software maker SAP and served as the company’s CEO from 2007 through 2010. From 2010 to 2011, he served as the CEO and president of Hewlett-Packard Inc. Currently, Apotheker is the independent lead lirector of the board of Schneider Electric SE and Chairman of the board of Signavio GmbH.

CEVA Logistics has appointed Renee Toh as its global head of ocean procurement and tradelane management. She will report directly to CEVA’s global head of ocean, Bertrand Simion. Toh brings extensive industry and operational experience to her new role and has a strong background in ocean freight forwarding. With more than 20 years’ experience, including working for both carriers and NVOCCs she joins CEVA from DHL Global Forwarding where she led a team of tradelane specialists.

Eric Lee joined APL Logistics as chief legal officer. He will be based in Scottsdale, Arizona. Lee is a supply chain, logistics and transportation attorney. He was previously a partner at law firm Holland & Knight. Lee will lead APLL’s global legal department, with responsibility for teams in the Americas, Asia, Europe, Oceania and the Middle East.

– April 22, 2019