Jeffery Minteer has joined Twinlode Automation as senior project manager. Bringing more than 26 years of experience, Minteer most recently worked as project manager at Southern Conveyor Systems, Inc. Throughout his tenure in the material handling industry, Minteer has achieved a high level of proficiency in project engineering and management, applied mechanics, as well as organizational design.
eShopWorld has appointed Conor O’Kane as CIO and David Manifold as CFO. Both will report to CEO Tommy Kelly. O’Kane spent the last four years as head of technology for the e-commerce and mobile platforms within Travelport. He has more than 20 years of management experience and previously served as COO of Mobile Travel Technologies. O’Kane holds a BSc in Applied Physics from Dublin City University, an MSc in Electronics—Optics/Information Processing from Queen’s University Belfast and an MBA from University College Dublin. Manifold most recently served as Group CFO at Oasis Group. Before that, he spent almost a decade at Aer Lingus as director of integration and corporate strategy director. Manifold holds an MBA from Henley Business School.
AdvanSix has appointed Willem (Wim) Blindenbach as vice-president, integrated supply chain. Blindenbach will report directly to Erin N. Kane, president and CEO of AdvanSix. Blindenbach comes to AdvanSix following more than two decades at ExxonMobil. Most recently, he served as vice-president of Mobil International Company and operations manager, EMEA. He has an MBA from Erasmus University in Rotterdam and a master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands. Blindenbach succeeds Dorene Billingsley, who has retired after 35 years of service with AdvanSix and its predecessor companies.
Niels van Namen
CEVA Logistics has appointed Niels van Namen global head of healthcare business development. He will report to CEVA’s chief commercial officer, Laurent Binetti. With more than 20 years’ experience in healthcare and over a decade in the healthcare logistics industry, van Namen has an extensive track record in the sector. His previous positions include business development director healthcare for DSV and VP healthcare Europe for UPS’ healthcare and life science sector.