Albrecht Reimold is a new member of the executive board with responsibility for production and logistics at Porsche, effective February 1, 2016. In this role Reimold succeeds Oliver Blume, who since October has been Chairman of the Porsche Executive Board. Reimold will be moving to Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen from Bratislava, where for four years he managed the Volkswagen plant, at which the Porsche Cayenne body is also made. Reimold began his professional career as a trainee at Audi. In 1993 in Neckarsulm, he took over management of the A8 body construction unit and five years later of the A2 manufacturing division. From 2002, Reimold had responsibility for the production planning of the A6, A8 and R8 models. He was also responsible for the Audi Neckarsulm plant’s planning division, which he managed for three years before being appointed Chairman of the Executive Board at Volkswagen Slovakia in Bratislava. Reimold gained international experience through having responsibility for the production planning of the Changchun site in China.
Van de Water-Raymond, a family-owned 3PL logistics and management services company, appointed Claude Hardy to the role of vice-president and general manager, sales and Marketing for the Quebec market. He will take on the management of the entire sales team. With a Bachelor of Commerce from McGill University, Hardy joined Van de Water-Raymond as vice-president of sales and marketing from 1998 to 2003, before further broadening his experience in the pharmaceutical industry at McKesson Canada, as director of purchasing, OTC, Consumer and Home Health Care products. Returning to Van de Water-Raymond, Hardy will be able to benefit the entire company with his 30 years of experience, and he will actively participate in its continued growth.
Lynden International appointed John Kaloper as president. Kaloper succeeds David Richardson who retired November 30 after 35 years with Lynden. Kaloper began his career with Lynden International in 1984 as an account executive in the Seattle office. Over his 32 years with the company, he has served as district sales manager, regional manager, regional vice president and, most recently, vice-president of the company’s America Division. His career has taken him on projects throughout Russia, Eastern Europe and Asia. Kaloper is a graduate of Central Washington University where he earned a degree in finance and business administration.
CEVA Logistics has appointed Oriol Bartol to the position of director contract logistics for Iberia. He will also join the company’s Board of Directors in Iberia. A graduate of Industrial Engineering, he joined CEVA in 2002 and spent his career in a number of logistics engineering roles most recently as logistics engineering manager – Iberia. Bartol will also continue in his mentoring role for the development of junior engineers within the company.
— December 7, 2015