Craig Conway is the new chief technology officer for Livingston International. In his new role, Conway is responsible for product delivery, platform integration, infrastructure and quality. He will work out of Livingston’s US headquarters in Chicago. Conway joins Livingston from Transaction Network Services, Inc in Reston, Virginia, where he served as executive vice president and global chief technology officer since 2009.
CP Chief Executive Officer E. Hunter Harrison has agreed to a contract extension with the railway for an additional year. The railway’s board was unanimous in wanting him to stay on until 2017. Harrison officially joined CP in June, 2012.
GS1 has new board members—Frank Kollmar, president and CEO of L’Oréal Canada, and Lee Tappenden, Chief Merchandising Officer with Walmart Canada. Kollmar began his career with the L’Oréal Group in Canada over 15 years ago. An international businessman, he held various positions around the world prior to his 2011 appointment to president of the Consumer Products Division in Canada. Tappenden leads a team of buyers and is responsible for driving the company’s general merchandise, food, health and wellness and apparel businesses. He joined Walmart Canada as senior vice-president, merchandising operations in 2010. He held multiple senior roles with Walmart Japan, US and Canada before assuming his current position in 2011.
Wajax announced the election of its board of directors on May 6. Selected are: Edward Barrett, Ian Bourne, Douglas Carty, Robert Dexter, John Eby, Mark Foote, Paul Gagné, James Hole, and Alexander Taylor. Wajax is a Canadian distributor of industrial and materials handling equipment through a network of 124 branches across Canada.