Sylvie Normandeau has joined Seaspan ULC as vice-president, human resources. Normandeau joins Seaspan from Esterline Technologies where she was vice-president, human resources for the Avionics Systems division. Previously she was director, human resources at Bombardier. Normandeau holds a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Relations from Laval University in Quebec City and an Executive MBA from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario.
Rose Kelly-Falls has joined Cook Medical as global leader of procurement and supply chain. In this role, Kelly-Falls will work to establish strategies for global supplier management, supplier cost reduction, and global risk mitigation. She has more than 25 years of experience in procurement and supply chain with Ford Motor Group, Rolls-Royce North America, Zimmer Biomet, and others.
John Diez, president of Ryder System, Inc.’s Dedicated Transportation Solutions (DTS) business has been appointed to the role of president of Fleet Management Solutions (FMS), replacing Dennis Cooke. Cooke will leave Ryder to pursue other opportunities. Diez joined Ryder from KPMG in 2002. He has served as the president of Ryder’s DTS business unit for the past four years and is also a member of the board of directors for Trinity Industries, Inc. Ryder will also combine its supply chain and dedicated businesses under the leadership of Steve Sensing, president of Global Supply Chain Solutions (SCS). Sensing has been with Ryder for 27 years, starting in 1992 as general manager leading Ryder’s DTS operations for multiple regional accounts. He has been president of SCS for the past four years. He also is a member of the advisory board for the Global Supply Chain Institute at the University of Tennessee’s Haslam College of Business. Steve Martin, vice-president of Supply Chain & Logistics for Automotive, has been promoted to senior vice-president of Dedicated Transportation Solutions (DTS). Martin has more than 30 years of supply chain and dedicated transportation experience at Ryder.