Ian Arthur has been appointed Halifax International Airport Authority‘s (HIAA) first chief commercial officer, effective November 2, 2015. Arthur will be responsible for overseeing strategies to increase flights, passengers and cargo tonnage at Halifax Stanfield International Airport. Arthur recently worked for Intrawest Resort Holdings as their chief marketing officer. He was also vice-president of marketing for Republic Airway Holdings and Frontier Airlines, where he led the re-branding of Frontier Airlines. He is currently a marketing consultant and lectures at the University of Colorado Boulder.
Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc appointed John Geertsema as General Manager for Canada. He is a seasoned transportation industry professional with almost 40 years of cross-border sales experience in the truckload and less-than-truckload markets. He joins Roadrunner from FedEx Express Canada, where he was most recently Managing Director of Sales.
Akro-Mils has named David Hawking regional sales manager for the company’s Midwest Sales Territory. Based in the Chicago area, he will report to Doug Trasatt, Akro-Mils’s director of sales and marketing. Hawking comes to Akro-Mils as an experienced and successful sales management professional with a background in providing security-related products to the transportation, logistics and electric utility markets. He previously was national sales manager for North America at TydenBrooks, Inc.
—October 26, 2015