Who’s on the move: March 29, 2021

by Inside Logistics Online Staff
Hank Canitz (LinkedIn photo)


Toronto, Ontario-based supply chain software provider Nulogy has appointed Hank Canitz vice-president, industry solutions. Previously, Canitz was head of product and industry marketing at Logility. He also held senior leadership roles at ConAgra Foods, Brunswick Corporation and Verizon, where he helped strategize, develop and execute go-to-market strategies for products that served supply chain leaders across a number of industries. He also has extensive experience developing and marketing business solutions with leading enterprise software providers, including SAP, Oracle, QAD and Infor.

Mary Holcombe (UT photo)

University of Tennessee

Mary Holcomb, Gerald T. Niedert professor of supply chain management and Martin and Jean Mills faculty research fellow in the department of supply chain management at the University of Tennessee (UT), Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business died on February 12, 2021. Born and raised in Oak Ridge, Holcomb received her bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degrees all from UT. After earning her PhD in logistics and transportation, she spent two years at Iowa State before returning to UT where she taught for more than 28 years. A scholarship has been endowed in her name at the university.

Alexander Tiggs (Beumer Photo)

Beumer Group

Alexander Tigges has been appointed head of sales at the Center of Competence (CoC) for Conveying & Loading Systems (CL Systems) at the Beumer Group. The mechanical engineer draws on many years of experience in international plant design. Before joining Beumer Group, he was, among other things, product manager and sales manager for large-scale plants at an internationally active manufacturer of cement plants. He succeeds Andrea Prevedello, who was appointed CEO of Beumer Group Austria at the turn of the year.

James Howe (Motion Industries photo)

Motion Industries

Motion Industries has promoted James Howe to executive vice-president – e-commerce, sales excellence, strategic pricing and corporate accounts, and Joe Limbaugh to executive vice-president – supply chain, operations support, marketing and enterprise excellence,

James Limbaugh (Motion Industries photo)


effective April 1, 2021. Howe has been with Motion since 2002 and has held numerous field roles – including group executive for the West Group. Limbaugh began his career with Motion in 1983 in Bourbonnais, Illinois. He most recently served as SVP, responsible for procurement and inventory, distribution centre operations and productivity, branch support, facilities and lease management, and marketing strategy.

– March 29, 2021