Anna Petrovahas been named vice-president, supply chain, for Kraft Heinz Canada. Previously, Petrova led Canadian supply chains for Conagra and Ferrero. Before moving to Canada, she enjoyed a global career in Western and Eastern Europe, leading supply chain teams for Mondelēz, BAT, P&G and Mars. Fluent in English, Russian, and German, Petrova holds a Master’s degree in Economics from St. Petersburg State University of Engineering and Economics (Russia) and a graduate degree in Marketing and Financial Controlling from Reutlingen Institute for Technical and Economical Sciences (Germany).
Berkshire Grey has appointed Jessica Moran as senior vice-president and general manager, Third Party Logistics (3PL). Moran brings more than 20 years of technology industry experience in sales, product management, and operations. Before joining BG, Moran held leadership positions for global organizations including Microsoft, Computer Associates, and Enterasys Networks. Most recently, as general manager for Bottomline Technologies she managed a SaaS-based B2B payment network serving over 420,000 businesses and handling over $200 billion in annual transaction volume. She is a graduate of the University of Maine.
American Airlines has named Jessica Tyler president of cargo and vice-president of airport excellence. She will report directly to Jim Butler, senior vice-president of Airport Operations and Cargo. Tyler is preceded by Rick Elieson, who moved within the company to serve as vice-president of Loyalty. In the new organization, Roger Samways will take on an expanded role as vice-president of Commercial Cargo – reporting to Tyler – and will be responsible for global cargo sales, revenue management and customer care. Lisa Oxentine will report to Samways as managing director of Cargo Global Sales. David Vance will continue to lead the cargo operation, but in an expanded role that oversees all policies and procedures for the airline and aligns airport and cargo operations. He will serve as vice-president of Cargo Operations and Airport Support, also reporting to Tyler.