Nissan Forklift has named two new managers to its team. Rick Green joins the company as director of sales. He brings more than 25 years of experience in the forklift industry to his new position. Nissan has also hired Ilidio Alves as its new director of marketing and product support. Alves joins Nissan from BT Prime-Mover and has more than 16 years of experience in the industry.
Warren Sumner has been named vice president of marketing and strategy for ClearOrbit. For the past five years, he has been vice president of professional services for the company, which supplies real-time supply chain execution software.
The Delta Nu AlphaFoundation, a non-profit organization supporting education in the transportation, distribution and logistics fields, has awarded three transportation and logistics scholarships. These scholarships are named in honor of individuals who made significant contributions to the industry during their lifetimes. Shauna Ferguson of North Texas State University has received the Terry Priest Award; Devonee Mohling of Iowa State University the Cathy Davis Award; and Jessica Staton of Western Illinois University the May Schoon Award.
Management and technology consulting company Auxis Inc. has hired Jamie Mahoney as vice president of its supply chain excellence practice. Mahoney, who has more than 20 years of logistics and supply chain experience, most recently served as vice president of GeoLogistics Corp. He currently is the professional development and marketing chair on the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals' board of directors.
Mark Holifield is the new senior vice president, supply chain, for Home Depot. He will be responsible for inventory management, transportation, domestic distribution and international logistics operations.
Con-way Freight has promoted Israel Hernandez to sales manager for Con-way Mexico, its transportation and logistics company in Mexico. Hernandez joined the Conway organization last year as an account executive in Guadalajara.
Larry Hruska has been named president of GENCO's pharmaceutical returns business unit, Capital Returns Inc. In this new role, Hruska will handle all aspects of reverse pharmaceutical distribution for the company, including strategic planning, inventory control, capital and facilities planning, and customer service.