Brian Murphy has been appointed Senior Director of Business Development — Emerging Markets at Menlo Logistics. In this new role, Murphy will be responsible for leading two existing emerging market verticals, currently defined as health care and upstream oil and gas. Murphy joined the company in 2011 as director of business development for the consumer and industrial vertical. He is a graduate of Winona State University where he earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing. He is based at Menlo’s National Transportation Management Center in Aurora, Illinois.
DHL Global Forwarding has appointed Michael Dhu as its new country manager for New Zealand. Formerly Head of Sales Steering at DHL’s global head office in Germany, Dhu is returning to his home region to take up the new post where he was the national sales manager for DHL Global Forwarding Australia from 2005 to 2009. He will report to Tony Boll, CEO, DHL Global Forwarding South Pacific. Dhu spent the past five years as vice president, global head of sales steering.
John Erwin has been promoted to a newly created position, vice-president, Saddle Creek Transportation. Erwin joined Saddle Creek in 2011 as director of operations support/maintenance. In his new role, Erwin will be responsible for leading approximately 60 percent of Saddle Creek Transportation’s fleet operations. Before joining Saddle Creek, Erwin worked for a variety of transportation and logistics companies including FedEx/ Watkins Motor Lines and Ryder Integrated Logistics.
Oscar Munoz is now president, CSX Corporation, overseeing operations, sales and marketing, human resources, service design and information technology. Munoz also remains chief operating officer. Before joining CSX in 2003, Munoz served as chief financial officer and vice president of AT&T Consumer Services. He also has held key executive positions with other major corporations including The Coca-Cola Company and PepsiCo, Inc.
CSX also promoted vice-president and chief transportation officer Cindy Sanborn to the position of executive vice president-operations, reporting to Munoz. Over more than 25 years with CSX Sanborn has risen through the operating department to a number of senior leadership roles, including vice president of Northern Region operations. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for Conrail, the Belt Railway of Chicago and the Indiana Harbor Belt Railroad.