Kerry Anne Carter has been named CEO of American Expediting Company. Carter is a strategic and innovative leader with a track record of building high performing teams and driving growth in multiple distribution businesses. Most recently she served as the executive leader of Staples’ B2B furniture division, the largest contract furniture business in the US. Prior to that Carter served as the executive leader of Staples’ B2B office supplies business.
Dr. Russell Meller, Fortna‘s vice-president, solution design and research and development, has been elected a member of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering (NAE). Meller was chosen in recognition of his distinguished contributions to engineering, specifically his large-scale distribution design and operations methodology. Election to the NAE is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer. Academy membership honours those who have made outstanding contributions in the area of engineering research, practice or education.
The New York Battery and Energy Storage Technology Consortium (NY-BEST) — a consortium of battery and energy storage companies, universities, industry and government partners — has re-elected Michael Field, president and CEO of The Raymond Corporation, as chairman. Field has been a NY-BEST board member since NY-BEST was created in 2010 and has served as chairman since 2012. In August, Field was also reelected as an at-large category board officer, one of three such positions.
Michael Mooreand Yannis Skoufalos have joined Blume Global‘s Executive Advisory Board (EAB). Skoufalos spent more than three decades at P&G in engineering and supply network positions. He currently serves as a senior advisor to the CEO of Blue Yonder and a member of the Board Directors of Hostess Brands and the Board of Advisors at Symbotic. Skoufalos is experienced in leading diverse, global supply chain teams. Moore is chairman of the board at Fenix Marine Services, private equity senior advisor, and board member at DCLI and Tidewater Transportation. He has managed large global organizations spanning operations, marketing, commercial, and trade including Maersk’s Global Sales for Europe and Africa.