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Pelion Systems, Boulder, Colo., named Kevin Fallon president and CEO. Fallon has more than 20 years of engineering, marketing, operations and executive management experience, most recently as president of Denver-based Internet security firm MX Logic. Before that, he held various positions with RCA, General Electric, All-Control Systems, which was acquired by Tava Technologies, and REAL Software.
Retailer Gap said Nick Cullen, executive vice president and chief supply chain officer, has left the company. Gap does not plan to replace the chief supply chain officer. Instead, the company will separate the sourcing and logistics functions to better align the global sourcing team with the brands, and logistics with inventory planning and distribution. Stan Raggio, a former Gap supply chain executive, will return to lead its sourcing division as senior vice president of sourcing and vendor development. Gap''s logistics division will continue to be led by Senior Vice President Colin Funnell.
Florida Gov. Jeb Bush nominated three Tampa-area businessmen for the Tampa Port Authority. The nominees will still need state senate confirmation. Lawrence R. Shipp is a financial consultant with TIAA-CREF, and will succeed Gladstone Cooper for a term beginning immediately and to run through 2009. Two other seats on the authority are newly created. Walter J. Hartley, who will take one, is the president of S&H Land, and chief executive and president of the Tampa Bay Shipbuilding & Repair. His term will end in February 2008. Also appointed to a newly created seat is Steven Pinney, senior vice president of operations with Mosaic Co. He will serve until 2010.
Elyse Lanier was sworn in as a member of the Port of Houston''s board of commissioners. Appointed by vote of the Harris County Commissioners Court, Lanier officially began her term last month.
UTi Worldwide, Rancho Dominguez, Calif., appointed Brian Belchers to its board of directors. Belchers, a retired Ernst & Young executive, has more than three decades of experience in project management and client management.
Concord Transportation, Toronto, named Richard Brooks senior vice president of sales and Brad Dickin regional vice president of Canada. Brooks was most recently at USF. Dickin returns to Concord after working at transportation company in southern Ontario.
Con-Way Transportation Services named Greg Pawelski director of human resources for its Ann Arbor, Mich.-based unit Con-Way Central Express operator. Pawelski started at CCX in 1993 as an account manager and later worked at sister company Con-Way Southern Express most recently as service center manager in Shreveport, La. Also, at the Con-Way companies, Dana C. Boles was named director of linehaul at Con-Way Southern Express. Boles, has been with the regional LTL carrier since 1990 and was most recently service center manager in Birmingham, Ala.
Plan4Demand Solutions, Pittsburgh, promoted Peter Sarris to vice president of delivery services at the supply chain management consulting firm. Sarris, who will be based in Dallas, joined Plan4Demand in 2004 as a solution director for the company''s logistics practice after working for eight years at Manugistics and before that for 14 years with Lever Brothers.
The U.S. Postal Service named Deborah Giannoni-Jackson vice president of employee resource management. She had been vice president of human resources of Royal Ahold, the world''s third-largest grocery retailer that owns and manages Giant Food and Stop & Shop.
Velocity Express, Westport, Conn.-based transportation and logistics company, named Edward W. Stone as its chief financial officer. Since 2003, Stone has been a financial consultant to various companies.
Penske Logistics, Reading, Pa., named Gary Franz managing director of the South American business at the subsidiary of Penske Truck Leasing. A 24-year company veteran, he was most recently senior vice president of operations in the U.S. Central region.
The Airforwarders Association named Roy Hecteman, vice president at Integres Global Logistics, to its board of directors. A 31-year freight industry veteran, Hecteman came to Integres from Circle International, where he was senior director of gateway operations.
The Transportation Intermediaries Association named Jeffrey Brashares to its board of directors as Intermodal Conference chairman. Brashares is vice chairman, commercial sales, at Pacer International. He started his career with the Erie Lackawanna Railway and later worked at Rail Van before it was acquired by Pacer.
Audacious, a Pahrump, Nev.-based provider of transportation management services, named Bill Jones senior vice president of sales and marketing. Jones will be responsible for the marketing and sales programs for both Audacious and its sister company, NTE. He has more than 25 years of transportation management and logistics experience, and has worked for such companies as Roadway Express, Roadway Logistics and Ryder Integrated Logistics.
Pitt Ohio Express, Pittsburgh, promoted Jason Dugger to manager of employee development and retention. Dugger has worked for the company for seven years and previously served as inbound planner/outbound supervisor.