Sabih Khan, a 24-year Apple veteran, has been named to the company’s executive team as senior vice-president of operations. He continues to report to Jeff Williams, Apple’s chief operating officer. In his new role, Khan will be in charge of Apple’s global supply chain, ensuring product quality and overseeing planning, procurement, manufacturing, logistics and product fulfillment functions, as well as Apple’s supplier responsibility programs. Before joining Apple’s procurement group in 1995, Khan worked as an applications development engineer and key account technical leader at GE Plastics. He earned bachelor’s degrees in economics and mechanical engineering and a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI).
Terence Rogers, executive vice-president and CFO, is resigning from Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc. effective at the end of August. He will continue to assist the company through the transition. If needed after Rogers’ departure, Curt Stoelting, CEO, will serve as the company’s principal financial officer until a new CFO is named.
Project44 (p44) has appointed Tim Bertrand as chief revenue officer. Previously, Bertrand was chief revenue officer and chief sales officer at Acquia where he achieved forty consecutive quarters of record revenue growth in his ten-year tenure at the company. He was awarded Global Sales Executive of the Year by the internationally recognized Stevie Business Awards. Bertrand also has extensive experience as an investor and board member.
The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) unanimously chose Christopher Connor as the association’s next president and CEO. Connor, the former global CEO of Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) will begin transitioning into his new role on September 23, eventually succeeding Kurt Nagle, AAPA’s president and CEO since 1995. Connor joined WWL in 1994 and held several key commercial and operational positions before being named CEO in 2013. Before WWL, Connor worked for Crowley Maritime Corporation for seven years, and United States Lines for six years.