Inside Logistics

Who’s on the move: December 16, 2019

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


December 16, 2019
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Ted Dagnese

In a senior leadership shuffle, lululemon athletica inc.‘s COO and EVP, international, Stuart Haselden, will leave the company, effective January 10, 2020. Chief technology officer, Julie Averill and chief supply chain officer, Ted Dagnese will join the company’s senior leadership team, reporting to CEO Calvin McDonald effective immediately. Haselden joined lululemon in 2015 as CFO.

Frank Coccia

Arnold Kurtis has resigned from the position of CEO of PUDO Inc., and also from the board of directors. The company’s founder Frank Coccia will assume the position of CEO. Coccia founded PUDO in 2015, and has more than four decades of experience with repeated successes in banking, legal, optical, and travel businesses.

Michael Gettle

Michael Gettle, Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc.’s president and COO, is leaving the company. He will continue to assist the company throughout the transition of his responsibilities over the next few months. Gettle joined Roadrunner in 2016. CEO Curt Stoelting thanked Gettle, saying: “Without Mike’s commitment and leadership, we would not have successfully completed our recapitalization and restructuring activities. He was also instrumental in setting the course for our strategy to simplify our portfolio by focusing on our value-added logistics and asset-light LTL segments.”

Pascal Baltussen

Pascal Baltussen joins Coty Inc. as global chief procurement officer and a member of Coty’s executive committee. Effective January 1st, Baltussen will report to Pierre Laubies, the company’s CEO, and will be based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. This follows the appointment of Richard Jones as global chief supply officer on November 1st. Baltussen spent the last nine years with Mars, where he progressed through the procurement organization to his current role as global vice-president procurement and sustainability at Mars Wrigley. Previously, he spent nine years at AB InBev. Jones has responsibility for Manufacturing, Planning, Logistics and Distribution, and will work hand in hand with Baltussen.

– December 16, 2019