Mark Hamblin, Larry Mohr, and Ray Ramu are new divisional sales vice presidents at Saia. They will handle the company's Western, Central, and Eastern regions, respectively. These newly created positions will help Saia facilitate strong partnerships between field and national account sales, enhance direct contact between officers and key customers, and reduce costs by aligning management and teams within geographic areas.
Retalix, an enterprise-wide software provider, has announced two new executive promotions. Tammy Weant is the new senior vice president, supply chain solutions, and Donna Lippy is the new vice president of sales, distribution segment. Both women joined Retalix two years ago when Retalix acquired the company they worked for, IDS.
Identec Solutions, a developer of RFID technologies, has made several management appointments. David Lambacher is now vice president of sales, Americas. Cole McKellar is vice president of global marketing. And Mark Colborn is the new director of federal solutions and Department of Defense account executive.
Global Link Logistics, an import logistics services company that specializes in home furnishings, has hired Christine Callahan as chief operating officer. Prior to joining Global Link, Callahan was vice president of global ocean freight services at UPS Freight Forwarding.
Dr. Erick Jones of the University of Nebraska at Lincoln has accepted the chairmanship of the RFID Certification Standards Board that was recently created by the International Supply Chain Education Alliance.
Charles Graham has been appointed the new global CEO for aviation at DHL Express. He will also serve as a member of the company's Global Express Management Board. Graham will be responsible for all of DHL's aviation activities, including its worldwide air network.
Less-than-truckload carrier Old Dominion has announced two new appointments to its management team. Samuel Faucette has been promoted to director of safety compliance. He is a 27-year veteran of the transportation industry, most recently serving as Old Dominion's manager of safety compliance, training, and recruiting. The company also named Martin Sis director of international ocean services. He worked for various transportation companies for 16 years prior to joining Old Dominion.
LTW Lagertechnik has named Daryl Hull president of LTW Systems Inc. Hull previously worked for Hyster and Modern Group. LTW Systems, a subsidiary of Austrianbased LTW Lagertechnik, provides manual and automatic stacker cranes for high-bay warehouses.
Kim Stoll has been hired as industrial products marketing manager for Dorner Manufacturing, which makes conveying equipment. Stoll comes from Rockwell Automation, where she worked in marketing communications. She will have responsibility for developing Dorner's industrial conveyor platforms.
BPE Inc., a global trade compliance consultant, has named Julie Gibbs its senior consultant. Gibbs, who most recently worked for Ensenda, will support all of the company's services, including consulting on global trade compliance programs, supply chain technology services, compliance strategy, and audits.
Summit Global Logistics has appointed Jerry Huang managing director for the Asia-Pacific region. He will direct all operations, sales, marketing, and pricing for the third-party logistics service provider throughout the region. Huang brings over 20 years of experience working in ocean freight and shipping to his new position.
FKI Logistex is expanding its Canadian operations and has named Steve McElweenie vice president and general manager of FKI Logistex Canada Ltd. The new entity brings together three of FKI's Canadian divisions—Airport, Post & Parcel; Warehouse & Distribution; and Manufacturing Systems. McElweenie had been serving as vice president, sortation, and general manager of FKI North America's Frederick, Md., operation.
Global logistics service provider Agility has promoted Mike Bible to CEO for the Americas region. He has been with Agility since 2001, when he joined the company as vice president of finance. Bible, who is currently Agility's chief financial officer, will continue to serve in that capacity until a new CFO is appointed.
Cliff Otto has assumed the role of president of Saddle Creek Corp. and Saddle Creek Transportation. He had been executive vice president prior to the retirement of Bruce Abels, the former president. Before joining Saddle Creek, Otto spent 11 years with CHEP USA.