Mark Taggart is the new president and CEO of Toyota Commercial Finance (TCF). Dave Crandall, TCF’s former president and CEO, is retiring after 33 years with Toyota. Taggart spent the last 16 years with Toyota Financial Services (TFS), most recently serving as president and CEO of Toyota Financial Savings Bank. Taggart has served in numerous roles since joining TFS in 2003, including multiple general manager positions for TFS International in Japan.
Project44 has appointed its senior vice-president of EMEA, Renaud Houri, to oversee its new European office in Paris. project44 the office and further build on project44’s European momentum, leading the company’s expanded growth across the region. Before project44 in July 2019, Houri held various sales leadership positions at SaaS companies and in the logistics and transportation industry, including senior vice-president of global business development at Shippeo; senior vice-president of Central, Eastern, and Southern Europe at Trace One; and vice-president and general manager of EMEA at IBM DemandTec.
Marc Kiven is the new president of Forager. Kiven brings more than 25 years of global business leadership experience in starting and growing SaaS technology-based companies. Kiven most recently founded Signal, an enterprise SaaS marketing technology company that became a leader in identity resolution for major brands on four continents. Before Signal, he helped grow some of the most well-known companies in the $130 billion digital marketing industry, including Avenue A, Atlas, Right Media, and Chicago-based Centro.
Bob Fischer will be joining The Numina Group‘s system engineering and delivery team. Fischer began his career selling mobile computing solutions and logistics and shipping software in the mid-80’s and 90’s. In 1997, he founded Advanced Distribution Solutions Inc. (ADSI), a company specializing in multi-carrier shipping software, and sold it in 2017. During his career he has helped hundreds of companies solve their supply chain automation challenges.