February 5, 2013
Supply chain management and logistics services provider Penske Logistics has made two executive appointments. First, the Reading, Pennsylvania-based company promoted Joe Carlier from vice-president of sales, central region, to the position of senior vice-president, global sales. Penske also hired Jeffery Bullard as senior vice-president of operations, central region. He will be based in the Warren, Michigan office. Before joining the company he was CEO of Memphis, Tennessee-based Versant Supply Chain.
David Powell is the new senior vice-president of business transformation and global supply chain for New York, New York-based Avon Products Inc. He will report directly to Avon CEO Sheri McCoy, and will sit on the company’s executive committee and lead the company’s global supply chain organization with responsibility for sourcing, manufacturing, logistics an delivery.
Brad Leonard, has been appointed president and CEO of Cape Systems Inc, a provider of supply chain management technologies based in Allen, Texas. He assumed the role upon the retirement of Peter Ayling after thirty years with the company. Ayling will continue to act as a consultant for the remainder of the year. The company also appointed Phillip Blocker as CFO and corporate secretary of the company’s operating subsidiaries.
Con-way Multimodal a freight brokerage division of Con-way Inc’s operating unit Menlo Worldwide Logistics, has a new director of business development. Cory Bingham will be responsible for developing sales strategy, growing the market and providing leadership to account executive teams. He joined the Dallas, Texas-based company after holding an executive position with truckload and brokerage company LinkAmerica.
Andersen Material Handling and ISD (Integrated Systems Design) named Ed Romaine as chief marketing office and vice-president of marketing. In addition to handling the full marketing program for the Wixom, Michigan based manufacturer, he has also been given responsibility for the marketing and distribution channel development of the ISD UltraProducts equipment line, including UltraStore Automated Storage and Retrieval system and UltraBot IE robotic order picking system.
Mooresville, North Carolina-based Lowe’s Companies Inc has hired Michael Jones as chief merchandising officer. He will report to chief customer officer Gregory Bridgeford. Jones will be responsible for the merchandising offerings in Lowe’s stores and on its website. He will also be in charge of all global sourcing activities. Lowe’s also promoted Stephen Szilagyi to the role of supply chain executive. He will report to COO Rick Damron and will be responsible for overseeing the hardware retailer’s entire logistics and distribution network.