William Casey, a business consultant with Industrial Kinetics Inc., has been elected the 63rd president of the Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association. He succeeds Lee Schomberg, vice president of marketing for Paragon Technologies.
SATO America Inc. has appointed Andrew Wright as its Western regional sales manager. Wright will focus on securing new reseller a greements and working with existing SATO business partners to offer new data-collection systems and labeling solutions.
MARC Global has hired former Manhattan Associates executive Oliver Cooper as its chief executive officer. Cooper, who brings more than 20 years of experience to MARC Global, is a recognized authority in supply chain management and logistics, with proven expertise in growing mid-sized technology companies.
Rhino Aluminum Pallet has announced that Steve Pawela has joined the company as director of sales and marketing. Pawela is responsible for expanding sales at Rhino Aluminum Pallet, which markets and manufactures lightweight shipping platforms for the industrial and transportation sectors. He reports directly to Rhino CEO Earl Rasmussen.
FKI Logistex Real Time Solutions has appointed Bill Hubacek to the position of vice president of sales and marketing. Hubacek brings more than 25 years of sales and marketing experience in material handling to Real Time. Hubacek's previous experience includes work for Tompkins Associates, Lockheed Martin, CASI Computer Aided Systems and Rapistan.
Psion Teklogix has announced the appointment of Anne Sauvé to the position of director of global marketing communications. Sauvé brings more than 20 years of experience to her new role, including seven years with Compaq Canada, where she built the marketing communications department. Her responsibilities at Psion Teklogix will include strategic communications counsel and corporate branding as well as advertising, public relations, Web site and collateral development, product launch and channel program support, and employee communications.
Schneider National Inc. has named Haroon Syed director of business development for its dedicated services division. Syed will serve as the dedicated specialist to the Schneider National sales organization and will concentrate on growing the dedicated operations business. He will also represent the corporate sales organization in his role as a member of the Schneider National dedicated services management team.
ORBIS Corp. has promoted Jim Kotek to executive vice president, North America. In this role, Kotek will oversee the operations of business units that serve the North American automotive, beverage, food and industrial markets