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Foss Maritime, Seattle, named Gary C. Faber president and chief operating officer of the maritime operations and logistics company. Faber had been executive vice president of Foss since 2001. Earlier, he was interim president of Seacoast Towing and before that vice president of operations for Crowley Maritime.
Isola Group, Chandler, Ariz., named Eric Seip vice president and officer for the printed circuit board manufacturer''s global supply chain. Seip joined the company in 2004 as vice president of operations after nearly 20 years in management positions with companies including Yates Industries and Polyclad Industries.
Affton Trucking, a St. Louis-based intermodal drayage carrier, promoted Christopher M. Wright to president. Wright joined the company in 1990 and has held various positions, most recently vice president. Scott Wright was named vice president. Affton also named Dennis Frey terminal manager.
NSF International, Ann Arbor, Mich., named Tom Chestnut vice president for the public health and safety company''s food safety and quality supply chain programs. He had been vice president for total quality at Darden Restaurants.
Consolidated Chassis Management, part of the Ocean Carrier Equipment Management Association, named Ken Tock general manager of pool development. He held logistics, equipment and operations management positions at CP Ships in Tampa, Fla., before joining CCM.
Cadre Technologies, a Denver-based third-party logistics and supply chain software provider, named Chris Scherpenseel CEO. Scherpenseel has more than 20 years of senior management experience in software development, information technologies and network integration, and spent the past eight years as president of FRx Software, a subsidiary of Microsoft. Charles Cape was named vice president of professional services. Cape, a 30-year industry veteran in logistics, manufacturing, software and banking, most recently worked for DHL Logistics as global program director.
Distribution Technologies, Newbury, Ohio, promoted Karen Rizzuto to director of national accounts and central logistics. Rizzuto joined the company in 2000 and most recently served as director of central logistics.
The Transportation Intermediaries Association, Alexandria, Va., the trade association of third-party logistics companies, named Cynthia Amos director of education and development. Amos will be responsible for developing new programs and fundraising for the nonprofit TIA Foundation, and she will also oversee the Third Party Logistics University. She previously worked for the Military Officers Association of America as development officer for its scholarship fund.
The Waterways Council, Washington, elected the following officers and executive committee members: Mark Knoy, president, AEP MEMCO, chairman; R. Barry Palmer, WCI, president and CEO; Dan Mecklenborg, senior vice president, human resources and chief legal officer, Ingram Barge, first vice chairman and general counsel; Kevin Sparks, manager, petrochemicals marketing, Marathon Petroleum, secretary/treasurer; Peter Lilly, chief operating officer-coal, CONSOL Energy, and Rick Calhoun, president, cargo carriers, vice-chairman. Peter Stephaich, chairman, Campbell Transportation, H. Merritt Lane III, president and CEO, Canal Barge, and Berdon Lawrence, chairman, Kirby, were named to the executive committee. WCI also elected new directors for three-year terms: Steve Little, Crounse (Ohio Valley Region Category); Looman Stingo, Holcim (Mississippi Region Category) and Lee Nelson, Upper River Services (Mississippi Region Category), who will serve a two-year term expiring in 2008; Scott Leininger, Consolidated Grain and Barge (Southern Region Category); Michael Toohey, Ashland (Shipper Category); Mark Knoy, Memco Barge Line/AEP (Carrier Category); Cherrie Felder, Channel Shipyard (Waterway Services Category), and David Hanby, McDonough Marine (Waterway Services Category), who will serve a two-year term expiring in 2008; Paul Rohde, MARC 2000 (Association/Government Category) and Gary LaGrange, Port of New Orleans, (Association/Government Category), who will serve a two-year term expiring 2008; and Carol Pfeiffer, LG&E, and Jim McConnell, US Steel, who were elected to the at-large category.
Port of Miami named Bill Johnson director. Johnson served as director in an acting capacity since June. Johnson followed his appointment by adding retired Coast Guard Capt. James Maes as assistant director for seaport safety and security for the port and Denise Minakowski as chief of seaport safety and security. Maes retired last year as captain of the Florida''s six largest ports, from Miami to Fort Pierce. Minakowski previously served as officer in charge of the U.S. Coast Guard District Seven Tactical Law Enforcement Team.
Ozburn-Hessey Logistics promoted Anthony Jordan to vice president of client relations management. He previously served as director of client relations. Jordon has more than 22 years of supply chain management experience, including 17 years with FedEx.
Pittsburgh Logistics Systems, Rochester, Pa., named Louis Williams vice president for rail strategy. The 25-year industry veteran worked for CSX for 15 years and later was director of procurement and supplier management at Cendian. Most recently he founded and ran his own firm, MarginLinx Consulting.