Miles English has joined Livingston International in the role of Chief Information Officer. With more than 20 years of experience, English comes to Livingston from Echo Global Logistics where he served as CIO since 2017, leading more than 200 IT professionals working on products, programs, change management initiatives, security enhancements, engineering and IT operations.
Union Pacific has appointed Clarissa Beyah as chief communications officer. Beyah most recently led Northwestern Mutual’s communications organization. She also served as chief communications officer for GE Transportation, and led communications teams at Aon, Exelon and Pfizer. Currently a professor at USC Annenberg’s School for Communication and Journalism, she is also the founder of Writer’s Block Ink, a nonprofit organization that helps at-risk youth. She holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of New Haven.
Gary Meador has joined ODW Logistics as COO. Meador comes from UPS Supply Chain Solutions where he held several key leadership positions. Most recently he was vice-president operations, Latin America Region, global logistics. Meador leads contract logistics operations, Dist-Trans (ODW’s regional asset-based fleet), and the operations excellence teams including quality, safety and security, facilities maintenance, and continuous improvement. Meador is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP).
Matthew A. Waller, Ph.D. has received the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals’ (CSCMP) 2020 Distinguished Service Award. Waller is dean of the Sam M. Walton College of Business. He is also professor of supply chain management and holds the Sam M. Walton Endowed Leadership Chair in Business at the University of Arkansas. In his time in the dean’s office, Waller has started many new initiatives, reached out for interdisciplinary programs across the university and laid plans to push the Walton College to even higher accomplishments and accolades. His business experience includes being co-founder of Bentonville Associates Ventures in 1996-2002 and co-founder of Mecari Technologies in 1998-2002.