Greg Cronin has joined IAM Robotics as a supply chain expert advisor and a member of the board of directors. A pioneer in the warehouse management industry, Cronin brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to IAM Robotics. Over his career, Cronin has advised and led several companies to the next level of business expansion. They include AutoStore, Honeywell Intelligrated, Quiet Logistics, Manhattan Associates, and McHugh/RedPrairie/JDA, among others. Cronin’s know-how, in both the automated hardware and innovative “smart” software fields, will help guide IAM Robotics’ transformative technology into real-world eCommerce solutions.
John Baird joins Magline, Inc. as CFO. He is responsible for the organization’s finance, human resources and information technologies business units. Baird joins Magline following his most recent position as CFO/VP of operations at Paragon Technologies, Inc. Additional experience includes leadership roles with Thermo Vac, Inc. and DAVCO Technology. Baird holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) in Accounting and Finance from Northwood University.
Kyle Bermel, Metalcraft’s vice-president of technology and innovation has been promoted to COO in a set of promotions. Bermal joined Metalcraft as an RFID Engineer in 2012. All operations – sales, marketing, manufacturing and engineering – report to Bermel, including two new positions – vice-president of marketing and customer experience and vice-president of sales and business development. Bermel reports directly to president and CEO Steve Doerfler. As vice-president of marketing a customer experience, Julia Deets continues her nearly 20 years of responsibility for Metalcraft’s marketing and sales support. Jared Doerfler was promoted to vice-president of sales and business development after joining Metalcraft in 2017 as business development director, a role that followed years in medical device sales. He will lead the territory specialists, manufacturers’ reps and inside sales.
Pilot Freight Services has promoted Brian Flower to vice-president of operations. Flower honed his operational strengths at both the regional and district levels throughout his almost decade long tenure with Pilot. Before his promotion, Flower served as the northeast regional vice president managing, supporting and mentoring district managers within the territory. Previously, Flower was district manager of Pilot’s Newark, NJ (EWR) station and with his leadership in 2010 the facility became the company’s first corporate certified cargo screening facility (CCSF).