AMP Robotics has hired four new senior staff. Jeff Loebbaka has come aboard as chief commercial officer. Most recently, he was executive vice-president of global sales for Poly. He led sales and go-to-market teams for Enphase, and before that was senior vice-president of Europe, Middle East, and Africa for Seagate Technology. Mike Krings has joined as vice-president of operations. He spent the last 11 years at Vestas Wind Systems, most recently as vice-president and general manager. Before Vestas, Krings spent more than 11 years with Advanced Energy Industries. With Krings’ addition, Robb Espinosa assumes a new role as vice-president of facility development. AMP has also added Lisa James, a sustainability consultant and Waste Management veteran, as director of enterprise sales. She held various strategic account management roles over her nearly 15 years at Waste Management, most recently as national account specialist for recycling and diversion. Emilie Kintner will join AMP in late August to lead talent and culture. She was most recently vice-president of people and culture for Galvanize.
iGPS Logistics has appointed Rob Ferrentino as CFO. Most recently Ferrentino served as CFO at Q1, LLC. He also spent eight years at American Road Group (ARG), serving as senior vice-president and CFO before being promoted to president in 2016.
Softbox has appointed Charlie Nicholson global CFO. Nicholson has previously held several senior finance roles in pharmaceutical and clinical trial organizations. He has over 20 years’ experience and is also a qualified chartered accountant.
Logistyx Technologies appointed Dipti Gupta as COO. Her most recent role was vice-president of professional services and account management at Blume Global. Before that Gupta held leadership positions at E2open, Model N, Flextronics and Hewlett-Packard.
Arrive Logistics has promoted Michael Senftleber to chief technology officer. Senftleber brings more than 20 years of experience, most recently as vice-president of product at Spredfast. Prior to Spredfast, Senftleber spent time at Austin-based Zilliant and Intel. He earned an MBA from the University of Texas and most recently an M.A. in Applied Philosophy and Ethics from Texas State University.