Suresh Periyalwar will retire as COO of BSM Technologies Inc, effective April 30, 2015. Following his retirement, Periyalwar will continue working with BSM in a consulting capacity. The functions that were formerly the responsibility of the COO will be assumed by BSM’s current senior management team.
Swissport International has promoted Nils Pries Knudsen to executive vice-president Global Cargo Services. He will continue to directly report to Per Utnegaard, group president & CEO Swissport International. Knudsen joined Swissport International in January 2009 and has since been instrumental in taking the Cargo Division forward, most recently in the position of senior vice-president and Head of Global Cargo Services. Knudsen is now a member of Swissport International’s Group Executive Management (GEM).
Sharon Sparkes of St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, joins the board of Canada Post Corporation for a three-year term. As senior vice president and CFO of the Newfoundland and Labrador Liquor Corporation, she is responsible for the Financial Management of the Corporation. She is also responsible for the Corporation’s Regulatory Services Division, which issues licenses to businesses in regards to the sale and distribution of beverage alcohol in the province. A Chartered Accountant, Sparkes has an MBA and BComm from Memorial University of Newfoundland.
Bill Doherty is executive vice-president of Transervice Logistics Inc, Transervice Lease Corp and Transervice Lease Co. Doherty comes from Greatwide Distribution Logistics in Dallas, Texas where he was CEO. He will manage the company together with Dennis Schneider, president, and Joseph Evangelist, executive vice-president of the Transervice Companies. Doherty will be operating from Transervice’s Headquarters in Lake Success, New York by early summer.