Who’s on the move: March 16, 2020

by Inside Logistics Online Staff
Carol Tomé

Carol Tomé becomes the 12th CEO in the 113-year history of UPS. She has been a member of the UPS Board of Directors since 2003 and serves as chairperson of the Audit Committee. Tomé is the former executive vice-president and CFO of The Home Depot. During her 18-year tenure as CFO, she is credited with helping to deliver a 450 percent increase in The Home Depot’s shareholder value. David Abney, the current chairman and CEO, will remain in his role until June 1 when he will become executive chairman of the board. He will retire from the UPS Board on September 30. Abney will remain as a special consultant through the end of 2020 and then retire after 46 years of UPS service. On September 30, William Johnson, UPS lead independent director, will assume the role of non-executive chairman.

Marie Manning

Marie Manning will be joining Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA) executive team on April 14 as vice-president business development and chief commercial officer. Currently, she is director, marketing and business development with St. John’s International Airport Authority, a role she has held for nearly 16 years. In her new position at HIAA, Manning will oversee the Commercial Department, which manages air service development, cargo, real estate, airport experience, business development, corporate communications and marketing. She holds a MBA from the University of Victoria.

Don White

SnapFulfil has named Don White CEO for its North American region, and former leader Tony Dobson will run its U.K. and European business. Hired in 2016, White has over 20 years’ experience in Supply Chain Execution both in Operations and Software. He previously held other internal positions including vice-president, enterprise solutions and senior vice president, applications and robotics. Before joining Synergy, he held senior management positions at companies including Benchmark

Tony Dobson

Electronics, XCD Performance Consulting, Domino Sugar, JDA, Infor GT Nexus, Dematic, and Grand Junction. He holds degrees in English Literature, English Rhetoric and an advanced degree in

Business Administration. Dobson had joined the company in 2012 to establish SnapFulfil in the U.S., and will now focus on its overseas operations.