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Thursday, November 23, 2017

Supply Chain Management News

Tim Mullen (Photo: CLARCOR Engine Mobile Group)

Mullen Joins CLARCOR EMG as Supply Chain Director

; In his new role, Mullen will assume responsibilities for the organization’s supply chain with an initial focus on the domestic United States facilities.   Mullen most recently served as the Director of Global Sourcing at SPX Flow in Charlotte, N.C. He has spent 18 years working in supply chain management across several industries.   Mullen holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Manufacturing Operations and a Masters of Business Administration in Operations Management and Technology, both from the University of Wisconsin – Madison

Chris-Craft Appoints Regional Sales Director

Justin Short has joined Chris-Craft as Regional Sales Director.    Justin found his way into the marine industry via SHOCO, a marine distribution & marketing business that his family owns and operates. Having spent the last 10 years with the Yamaha Marine Group, Justin comes to Chris-Craft with an extensive marine industry background in both sales and operations management.  At Yamaha, Justin served as a District Manager in the Mid-Atlantic for many years and was most recently the Supervisor of Operations and Supply Chain Management.  

Bulk vessel Cuyahoga (Photo: Rand Logistics)

Rand Logistics Names Corporate VP of Procurement

role, Garwood will lead improvement initiatives relating to the procurement and supply of fuel, parts, galleys and capital goods and services for the company’s vessels.   Garwood brings to the position over 15 years of experience in the areas of strategic sourcing, procurement and supply chain management. Prior to joining Rand Logistics, Inc., he was employed with Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. for seven years, where he has held positions of increasing responsibility including most recently Senior Director of Global Strategic Sourcing and Energy Procurement. In his leadership roles with Cliffs

Anne Kathrine Bergmann

Bergmann Joins Dan-Bunkering

A/S Dan-Bunkering Ltd. has announced that Anne Kathrine Bergmann has been employed as bunker trader in the Copenhagen office. Bergmann comes from a previous career in insurance sales and supply chain management. Sales Manager Rune Andreasen welcomes this newest addition to his team now comprising 14 bunker traders.  

Morrison Express Names Krajniak Americas VP

Logistics, transportation and supply chain management provider Morrison Express announced that Ron Krajniak has joined the company as Vice President and General Manager, Americas Region.   “Serving in key leadership roles in both domestic and global operations with clients across the supply chain and logistics industry, Ron brings broad-reaching experience to our management team," said Morrison Express Chairman and CEO, Danny Chiu. "Ron has a history of driving results and achieving corporate goals while managing operations and cross-functional teams to success,"

John Temple (Photo: HII)

Newport News Names Temple VP, Strategic Sourcing

. He has worked in quality inspection, cost engineering and contracts and pricing. Five years ago, he earned the “Master Shipbuilder” designation, which celebrates shipbuilders who have worked 40 years of continuous service. He most recently served as vice president of contracts and supply chain management at the Savannah River Site in South Carolina, a Department of Energy site that Newport News Shipbuilding manages as part of a joint venture.   In his new position, Temple will be responsible for all sourcing and procurement functions in support of shipbuilding contracts and clients

Greencarrier AB, its founders   Björn Eklund, Chief Executive Officerr(left), Stefan Björk, Chairman(right) at their offices in Gothenburg. (Photo: Greencarrier Freight

Greencarrier Freight Services Appoints New CEO

Greencarrier Freight Services, one of the Nordic region’s largest privately owned companies specializing in global transport solutions, has appointed Johan Jemdahl as CEO. Jemdahl has wide experience in production and supply chain management around the world and was most recently MD for Ericsson in Nigeria. He has been on Greencarrier’s board of directors for the last four years. Stefan Björk, Chairman of the Greencarrier board, says: “Johan’s previous experiences as both supply chain manager and as MD will be of great benefit to us. He also knows our business and

(Photo: QA Weld Tech)

Apprentice Group Starts at QA Weld Tech

bridge the skills gap continuing to move forward and successfully compete in international markets.”   Apprentices to join the team include Kieran Reynard and Will Helm who will be specializing in welding, Jordan Walton, a CNC Machinist apprentice, Harrison Olive, who is training in Supply Chain Management and Lewis Hunter, a Quality Technician apprentice. This adds to company’s four existing second year multi-discipline apprentices.    Having forged close relationships with local colleges, the apprentices join the team from both Hartlepool and Middlesbrough College. The

Andrew Goldspink (Photo: Perkins)

New GM at Perkins Marine Facility in Wimborne

Transmission facility through a successful lean business transformation and business restructuring. Andrew's previous experience also includes international roles in the Global Supply Network Division (Perkins, Caterpillar Motoren (MAK), Aurora – Wheel Loaders and Hydraulic Excavators), Supply Chain Management and Manufacturing Engineering

Mahesh Kurukulasuriya (Photo courtesy: GAC Group)

New Managing Director for GAC Sri Lanka

Mahesh Kurukulasuriya, currently a director of the GAC Group of companies in Sri Lanka, has been appointed its Managing Director. Equipped with over 12 years of international operations, commercial, customer service and management experience in shipping and supply chain management, he is overall responsible for the strategic growth and business direction of the Group comprising GAC Shipping Ltd, GAC Marine Services Pvt Ltd, GAC Logistics Ltd and Mclarens Shipping Ltd.     Preethilal Fernando, former Managing Director of GAC Sri Lanka continues his role as Director/CEO of the group of

CEVA Logistics Appoints Waller as CFO

CEVA Logistics, supply chain management companies, has announced the appointment of Peter Waller as Chief Finance Officer and member of the Executive Board with immediate effect.   Waller brings experience in the travel, logistics, business services and internet/e-commerce industries. He has previously been Group CFO at Eurofins Scientific and spent over eight years with the Thomas Cook Group in London and Frankfurt where he held roles including CFO of its online division, as Investor Relations Director and as Group Financial Controller for its German airline subsidiary Condor. He has

Pam Thom

Duo of Senior Appointments for ATR Group

oil and gas marketplace. Pam Thom brings more than 18 years industry experience to the newly-created role which will see her focus on supporting onshore operations across ATR’s UK network. Formerly operations director at Conserve Oilfield Services, she brings a wealth of knowledge in supply chain management, procurement, logistic and operational excellence to ATR. Her remit will include reviewing processes and procedures with the Lifting Solutions business to maximise efficiencies and deliver cost benefits to ATR’s customers. She is joined by newly appointed supply chain manager Kevin

Luca Madeddu, Sound Oil's Italian Managing Director

Sound Oil Promotes Italy MD to its Board

with Sound Oil since 2012 and brings over 24 years of experience in the upstream oil and gas industry with ENI, the major integrated energy company.  Luca is a reservoir geologist by background and has extensive experience in hydrocarbon production, field development, petroleum engineering, supply chain management and reservoir engineering.  He has managed large teams in complex operations in sensitive onshore and offshore environments and has worked in Italy, Venezuela, Nigeria, Indonesia, UK and Congo.   Luca holds a Degree in Geology from Milan University and is a member of the Society

Daniel Cullen (Photo: Breakthrough Fuel)

Breakthrough Fuel Names Cullen Director of Applied Knowledge

Breakthrough Fuel, a global supply chain management and transportation energy advisory firm, has promoted Daniel Cullen to Director of Applied Knowledge.   In his new role, Cullen will oversee the Applied Knowledge team responsible for generating and deploying the energy market and freight transport expertise that underlies Breakthrough Fuel’s operations in more than 48 countries. Cullen will also generate Breakthrough Fuel’s global fuel market outlooks and price forecasts, which are used to manage more than a half billion gallons of fuel globally.   Cullen was previously

Joe Kane (Photo: Klein Marine Systems, Inc.)

Klein Names Kane Director of Operations/Manufacturing

Joe Kane has joined Klein Marine Systems, Inc. as the company’s new director of operations and manufacturing. He will be  responsible for supply chain management, manufacturing and customer service for Klein's side scan sonar, bathymetry products and maritime security and surveillance systems.     Kane brings a broad range of manufacturing leadership experience to Klein, a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitcham Industries, Inc., having worked in various roles at leading electronic manufacturers.   Kane was previously the manufacturing manager, for L-3 Communications Maritime

Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards Appoints Brennan

Seaspan announced that Ian Brennan has joined Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards (VSY) as Vice President, Supply Chain Management & Contracts. Brennan job will be to provide the strategic leadership and day-to-day oversight and direction of supply chain, warehousing and logistics, procurement, and contracts and subcontracts in support of new vessel construction at VSY.   Brennan has more than 27 years of experience in the shipbuilding and heavy project construction industries, and has worked on a number of major military procurement programs with Aircraft Carrier Alliance, BAE Systems

Both Friso Bakker and Michel Vachey will report to Brett Bissell, CEVA's Chief Operating Officer for Contract Logistics,

CEVA Appoint Two Sr Executive

, CEVA's Chief Operating Officer for Contract Logistics, and are responsible for driving the operational strategy, business growth and operational improvement of their respective sectors. Mr. Bakker is a 20-year veteran of the logistics industry and will draw upon his in-depth knowledge of supply chain management to lead Technology sector operations across the company.  His extensive experience includes senior management positions at Kuehne + Nagel and GE Capital Logistics where his responsibilities included development, implementation and improvement of complex, multi-country and global Contract

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