Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A. (TMHU) has promoted Brett Wood to president. He has been with TMHU since 1989, most recently as vice president of marketing, product and strategic planning, and training operations. Wood replaces Shankar Basu, who has been promoted to chairman and CEO. Both men will also serve on the company's board. In addition, TMHU has announced several other promotions. Hitoshi Matsuoka is now the executive vice president of treasury, coordination, and strategic planning. Alan Cseresznyak has been promoted to senior vice president of administration in charge of finance, information technology, human resources, distribution, and affiliated companies. Terry Rains is now the vice president of aftermarket sales in charge of parts, service, and customer satisfaction. Adam Hughes has been promoted to national account sales manager; John Schmitt is national dealer sales manager; and Payman Shabbak is now national strategic planning manager.
SI Systems has hired Scott Morgan as a sales executive. Morgan comes to SI with over 28 years of industry experience in order fulfillment and returns logistics systems. In the past, he has owned a design/build firm and has developed leading-edge warehouse mapping and inventory slotting software.
Datalogic Mobile has appointed Gary Glaser vice president of sales and marketing for the Americas. Glaser comes to Datalogic Mobile, a manufacturer of rugged mobile computing products, with more than 20 years of global sales management experience. For the past five years, he has been with sister company Datalogic Scanning, where he served as director of sales for Latin America.
Pacer International has promoted Brian Kane to chief financial officer. Kane, who was most recently the company's senior vice president, corporate finance, has held several key positions in operations and finance at Pacer over the past decade. He also has served as executive vice president and chief operating officer of Pacer's intermodal segment.