Malibu Boats Announces c-Suite Changes
strategy. Shane Stanfill joined Malibu Boats, Inc. over two years ago and has been working directly with the Cobalt Boats team in Neodesha, KS as the Vice President of Operations, as he prepared to take on this new role. Stanfill has a Degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Tennessee and he brings over sixteen years of marine industry experience to Cobalt. Stanfill has already begun making several important changes, including a significant factory expansion that will modernize and streamline Cobalt’s manufacturing process.Malibu also announced today the addition
Two Join Ports of Indiana Commission
Airport and Miami International Airport. She has previously worked with the Sacramento County Airport System, the Houston Airport System, Chicago's O'Hare International Airport as well as the San Diego International Airport. Newhouse-Rodriguez received her bachelor's degree in aerospace from Middle Tennessee University and her MBA in information decision sciences from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She is on the Board of Directors of World Business Partners and Associates for Airports Council International-North America, the primary trade association for airports in the U.S. and Canada, and
Cannon Tapped to Lead FLIR Systems
a Combat Infantryman’s Badge. He later oversaw key security missions as part of the Army’s peace enforcement operations in Bosnia. Cannon serves on the board of directors of Lydall, Inc. and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration/Marketing from the University of Tennessee in Chattanooga. Cannon will be based out of the company’s Wilsonville, Ore. headquarters.
Asahi/America Promotes Van
Thermoplastic fluid flow technology company Asahi/America, Inc. has promoted Rodney Van to industrial business development manager for the eastern and central regions effective January 1, 2017. Based out of North Carolina, Van will lead Asahi/America’s sales efforts of industrial single wall and double wall piping systems for chemical service. Van has been with Asahi/America for 27 years in various roles; most recently as district sales manager in Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia.
Kondapi Named Subsea Director at Texas A&M
a masters of engineering with an emphasis in subsea engineering. Kondapi is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) and a founding member of the Upstream Engineering and Flow Assurance Forum of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers. Kondapi received his Ph.D. from Tennessee Technological University and Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees from Andhra University, all in chemical engineering. He received the SPE Innovative Teaching Fellow Award from SPE International and the Outstanding Alumnus Award from Andhra University College of Engineering both in 2013
Robert Smith Joins UniCarriers Sales Team
Americas Corporation (UCA has) grown its sales team in the Mid-Atlantic region by hiring Robert Smith as its newest regional sales manager. As regional sales manager, Smith's responsibilities include overseeing, motivating and assisting dealers as they promote UCA's products in the Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina and Washington, D.C. areas. Smith brings more than 12 years of forklift and aftermarket regional sales experience to his new position. Prior to joining UCA, Smith worked as a marketing supervisor and dealer development manager for CLARK
Borets Names Langley as HSE Manager
and policies that align with the company’s corporate standards for health, safety and environmental compliance. Langley earned a Master of Science degree in operations management from the University of Arkansas and a Bachelor of Science in organizational management from Bethel University in Tennessee. He is an active member of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) and of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). Langley has received accreditation as a Certified Safety Professional by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) and as a Certified Fire Protection Specialist
Port Automation Puts Labor on Notice
;Automation is about whether it’s efficient or not. We could fully automate the NYNJ Port, and it wouldn’t bring more cargo to us. There might be some discretionary cargo opportunities but the market is the market. If you bring something to NY and it costs three times as much to move it to Tennessee than it would to bring it to Savannah, it’s not going to matter whether the port is automated or not,” she adds. The one thing everyone agrees technology can do is keep terminals competitive. Still, “The fact there is going to be fewer, larger ships hauling to fewer ports means
Crowley Promotes Brown to VP of Information Technology
for multiple lines of business as well as information technology in a variety of roles during his tenure. In his most recent position, Brown led the business solutions group, which was responsible for aligning IT projects and resources to the Company’s business objectives. He graduated from East Tennessee State University with a BBA in accounting in 1986, and earned a MBA and a BS in Information Systems from the University of North Florida in 1995.
FairfieldNodal Names New President, CEO
for their subsea products group. He began his career at Oceaneering as vice president of the umbilical solutions division in 2007. During the eight years prior to this, he served in several executive and general management roles at General Electric. Davison holds an MBA from the University of Tennessee. He is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt, and has international training and experience in operational excellence and executive management. He is a member the Institute of Industrial Engineering, the Petroleum Equipment Services Association and the American Society for Quality
Lambert Joins Superior Construction Management Division
handling systems and their related components, announced the hire of 36-year aggregate industry veteran Doug Lambert. In March, Lambert was appointed to a role as a sales and application engineer in the manufacturer’s new construction management division. Lambert will continue to make his home in Tennessee. Lambert comes to Superior after spending the last eight years as a regional sales manager for Terex Minerals Processing Systems. His roots in the construction aggregate industry are deep. Lambert’s grandfather founded Lambert Brothers Crushed Stone, which merged with Vulcan Materials
McDonald Promoted to EVP at Ingram Industries Inc.
. In 2003 he was named Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary. Mr. Morelli received his college and law degrees from the University of Cincinnati and in 2010, was honored by the university’s College of Law with its Distinguished Alumni Award. He is a past President of the Tennessee Historical Society and currently on its Board of Directors