Warrenton, VA - The Board of Directors of the American Society of Transportation and Logistics (ASTL) voted unanimously to elect Michael Segal, CTL the 2012 - 2013 chairman of the society.
Mike is the Director of Logistics & Operations Planning at Sappi Fine Paper North America. He is responsible for the management of transportation, warehousing operations, inventory management, machine planning and scheduling, financial budgeting and forecasting, logistics management systems, and network optimization activities. In addition, Mike is also responsible for the Cloquet Terminal Railroad, a short line railroad located in Cloquet, Minnesota.
"We are very pleased to have an experienced, renowned transportation and logistics professional like Mike serve as our Chairman," said Laurie Hein Denham, the president of the ASTL. "With his commitment to professional development and extensive industry knowledge, Mike will help the organization reach a broader base and increase its role in education, training, and adoption of transportation and logistics best practices."
"ASTL has been a strong advocate for the development and presentation of materials geared to all levels of logistics professionals," said Segal. "Whether you are a high school student or a senior logistics professional, ASTL has a program that will support your investment in personal growth and set the stage for a great career in Transportation and Logistics. I appreciate this opportunity to build on a great legacy."