John Stahl has joined Automotion as the company's new Latin American sales manager. Stahl comes to the conveyor and sortation manufacturer with over two decades of experience working for material handling companies and brings experience developing distribution operations in Latin America. He previously worked for Portec Flomaster and has also served as an independent consultant.
Richard Doggett is the new vice president of sales at Forte, a supply chain consulting and integration firm. Doggett brings more than 17 years of sales and marketing experience to his new position, most recently with John Deere Landscapes. At Forte, he will be responsible for sales, marketing, and developing new business opportunities.
The Port of Tacoma has made several staff changes. Martyn Adamson has been promoted to director of information technology. Steve DeRose has joined the port as purchasing manager. Tri Howard has been hired as records manager. And Lisa Rozmyn has been hired as environmental project manager-stormwater.
Raymond Corp. has named Alan Marder director of technology solutions. In this new role, Marder will be responsible for researching, developing, implementing, and marketing emerging technologies for the material handling industry.
The International Warehouse Logistics Association (IWLA) has selected Michael Vasko as vice president-operations and administration. Vasko has spent most of his career working for nonprofit associations.
Ports America Group has appointed Deborah Telman general counsel at the company's headquarters in Iselin, N.J. Ports America is the largest independent port terminal operator in North America. Before joining Ports America, Telman served as chief counsel for mergers and acquisitions at The Boeing Co. in Chicago.
Matt Stokfisz has joined supply chain software company Zethcon Corp. as an outside sales executive. Before joining Zethcon, Stokfisz was an account manager-supply chain-3PL with Infor Global Solutions.
FreightScan, a company that provides technology solutions for the freight and logistics industries, has appointed Melih Sindel vice president of engineering. In his new role, Sindel will be responsible for engineering and product development.
George Abernathy has been promoted to chief operating officer at Transplace, a company that provides transportation management services and logistics technology solutions. Prior to his promotion, Abernathy served as the company's executive vice president. He has been with Transplace since 2004.
Joel Williamson is the new production manager at Clark Material Handling. He will oversee the manufacturing, modification, material planning, and production control operations at Clark's facility in Lexington, Ky. Williamson has been with the lift truck manufacturer for over 15 years.
Dart Advantage Warehousing Inc. has chosen Kyle Carroll as its new vice president of operations. Carroll will oversee the operations of all Dart Advantage Warehousing locations and help the company grow through additional facilities and services. Dart Advantage operates warehouses in Georgia, Minnesota, and Pennsylvania.
KSW Microtec, a German supplier of RFID components, has promoted Sebastian Gallschutz to product manager for its Access and Security division. In his new role, Gallschutz, who previously was the company's research and development manager, will define products and strategies to grow KSW's business in the access control market as well as develop the company's e-government business.
CargoWise, a company that provides integrated international supply chain logistics management systems, has hired Bill Todd as its new business development manager CHB (Customs House Brokerage). Todd comes to CargoWise with extensive industry experience, most recently as vice president of sales for software provider IES.
Sokymat Automotive, a Germany-based developer of RFID components, has named Marc Schnippering regional sales manager for the company's operations in the United States. Schnippering, who will be based in Barrington, R.I., will focus on expanding the company's presence in the RFID and transponder marketplace. He comes to Sokymat Automotive with more than 10 years of sales experience in the RFID industry, having worked for Assa Abloy Identification Technologies and HID Global.