Inside Logistics

Who’s on the move: February 29, 2016

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


February 29, 2016
by MM&D Online Staff

Dave Bush, vice-president, business processes at Polaris Transportation, was recently appointed chairman of the CRC‘s Packaging Subcommittee. The Classification Resource Committee (CRC) provides information on classification research, characteristics of products moving by carriers and motor carrier operations. It is a service offered by the National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA), a non-profit group headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia. The CRC’s Packaging Subcommittee will focus specifically on the packaging element of the various products shipped by North American motor carriers.

Rodney Barron is the new sales and dealer development specialist at Stärke Material Handling Group. He joins Stärke’s newly promoted marketing specialist, Justin Engel, as part of a team dedicated to ensuring that Stärke realizes its ambitious growth and development goals for 2016. In his new role Barron will also be involved in securing national accounts and sales, while focusing mainly on dealer recruitment and development. Barron brings a diverse set of skills and experience to Stärke. This includes over 30+ years of experience in a wide assortment of roles, varying from his time as a forklift operator and a first class general machinist, to serving in sales and management positions such as office manager, real-estate agent, and a technical sales representative.

Philippe Noel

Philippe Noel

CargoM, the logistics and transportation metropolitan cluster of Montreal, appointed Philippe Noël as the team’s head of development and public affairs. After making his mark in political life for over five years, notably as political advisor to the Quebec minister of Transport, Municipal Affairs, Regions and Land Occupancy, in 2014 Philippe Noël joined the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal team.

Rajendran (Raj) Nair will be joining Rootstock Software as the vice-president of marketing. Nair was previously at Intalio, a leading vendor of application development and business process platforms. Nair has a long track record at enterprise software companies, including CallidusCloud, SugarCRM and Primavera. Nair has an MBA from Santa Clara’s Leavey School of Business.

— February 29, 2016