TECSYS Inc. has hired Laurie McGrath as its new CMO. Before joining TECSYS, McGrath was CMO for Intalere (formerly Amerinet), where she led rebranding efforts and integrated marketing initiatives with a focus on healthcare. Other key leadership roles have included interim CMO and vice-president of marketing for cloud and IT outsourcing provider Savvis; vice-president of product marketing for SourceMark International; and vice-president of marketing for the Marshall Group, a financial services provider. She also served as director of Marketing for HighJump Software. McGrath is a Six Sigma Green Belt and has participated in several leadership and mentorship initiatives.
Rose Kelly Falls
Rose Kelly-Falls has joined procurement services provider Proxima as VP, sourcing and customer engagement. Kelly-Falls joins Proxima from Zimmer Biomet where she held the role of interim chief sourcing risk officer. Prior to this, Kelly-Falls held senior risk and sourcing roles at organization’s that include; Rapid Ratings International, Rolls-Royce North America, and Ford Motor Company. Kelly-Falls holds several Board Member positions including: Purdue University’s – Krannert School Alumni Association, and ISM – Conference Leadership Committee. She is also a Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) and Certified Six Sigma Green Belt.
Rajeev Ravindran has been appointed CIO at Ryder System Inc. Previously Ravindran was CIO and group vice-president at JM Enterprises. With more than two decades of IT leadership experience, he has worked in roles at various companies including Interactive Metronome, Asista.com, and AutoNation. Ravindran earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical & Computer Engineering from the University of Miami. He replaces Mel Kirk, who has joined Ryder’s fleet management solutions (FMS) team aschief technology officer (CTO). Kirk will lead Ryder’s innovation and strategy efforts, identifying new technologies that would enhance and improve Ryder’s current product and service offerings.