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Boeing Capital announced the following changes in the leadership of its finance division: Steve Vogeding, who previously served as chief financial officer, was named vice president of Transition Management & Operations Integration; Russ Evens, who had been serving as deputy CFO, replaces Vogeding as CFO; John Rosenthal, currently Boeing Capital''s treasurer, will become director or Risk Management; Geoff Carpenter, assistant treasurer of Global Treasury Operation for Boeing, will replace Rosenthal as Boeing Capital''s treasurer.
Ozburn-Hessey Logistics appointed Dan Ivens director of transportation operations based in Reno, Nev. Prior to this, Ivens served in business development, information technology, and operations implementations.
Schneider Logistics hired Jack Gross as vice president of business development. Gross will lead all of Schneider''s sales activities as well as Schneider''s brokerage business. He has more than 20 years experience in the automotive, transportation and logistics industry, most recently as president and CEO for The Axis Group.
Watkins Motor Lines announced several new hires and the promotion of Dan Yamnitz to manager at its Miami facility. Yamnitz was the terminal manager in Jacksonville, Fla. Mark Showalter a 10-year transportation veteran, joined as an account executive at the new substation in Charleston, W.Va. Linda Wirz who has over 19 years of transportation sales experience, joined Watkins as an account executive at its Akron, Ohio, terminal. Dan Cassler was named an account executive at its Houston facility. Cassler brings over 23 years of experience in various sales and operations management positions. Paul Munning became an account executive at its Newark, N.J., terminal. Munning has over 31 years of experience in sales, management and marketing. Rob Griffith joined as an account executive at Watkins'' Charlotte, N.C., facility.
The Supply-Chain Council announced SCOR board''s newly elected officers and members for 2004-2005. SCOR board officers serve a one-year term and include: Chair, Steve Miller, vice president, strategic sourcing and procurement, parks & resorts, Disney; Vice Chair, Richard Holder, vice president, supply chain and operational excellence, Eaton; Treasurer, Dennis Zagrodnik, material and order flow manager, DaimlerChrysler/MOPAR; and Vice Treasurer, John Vande Vate, professor and EMIL executive director, School of Industrial and System Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology. The SCOR board members will serve two-years terms. They include: Denise Layfield, director, supply chain planning and strategy, McCormick & Co.; Jac Braat, senior vice president, logistics/IT/e-Business, Philips Lighting; Karl Kirschenhofer, vice president, manufacturing and logistics, Siemens AG; and Richard Holder.
NYK Line (Canada) announced that senior executive vice president Harry Kim, will retire effective April 30. Kim has spent nearly 30 years in the Canadian maritime industry, starting with NYK Lines agents March Shipping in 1975.
The International Air Cargo Association presented Lynnette Shifman its Graduate Research Paper 2003 award, for her research paper on "Inside the Quality Practice: Perceived Benefits of Achieving ISO Certification in the Air Freight Industry." Shifman is a student in business administration at Northcentral University in Arizona.
Pacer Global Logistics named Peter M. Ruotsi chief commercial officer, based in Dublin, Ohio. Ruotsi, a 16-year industry veteran, most recently served as executive vice president of business development at Pacer Stacktrain. Before that, he was a senior line officer at Xerox.
Pacer Stacktrain appointed Adriene Bailey as executive vice president of business development and transportation purchasing. Bailey has more than 14 years of experience in transportation-related planning and operations, most recently as executive vice president of transportation purchasing and equipment.