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Dayton Freight Lines promoted Drew Hart to Milwaukee service center manager.

Steve Pawela joined Rhino Aluminum Pallet as director of sales and marketing.

Gary Mancinelli and Chris Maccio have joined Total Logistics Control as vice presidents of sales.

Jim Kloke has joined Graebel Movers as general manager.

G-Log appointed Gene Tyndall, former executive vice president of Ryder System and associate director of the Center for Advanced Supply Chain Management at the University of Miami, to its board of directors.

Phoenix International Freight Services Ltd. named Stephane Rambaud president and chief operating officer.

Crowley Maritime Corp. promoted Claudia Katt?n de Jord?n to general manager for Crowley Liner Services in Honduras, and Angelita Falck to sales manager in Honduras.

GAC Logistics, a division of GAC Group, appointed Aaron Dean cargo manager. Based in Manila, Dean will be responsible for the growth of GAC''s logistics business in the Philippines.

Optum Inc. named Charles Rafferty vice president of sales.

The U.S. Railroad Retirement Board named Henry V. Valiulis director of administration.

The Transportation Marketing & Communications Association announced the appointment of its new president, Ray Venturino, assistant vice president of P&O Nedlloyd-North America.

Watkins Motor Lines Inc. announced the following promotions and new hires: Kirk Sager, operations manager, Dallas facility; Eric Dickerson, terminal manager in Macon and Augusta, Ga.; Kimberly Maples, account executive, Dallas; Tom Hodges, manager of facilities, corporate headquarters in Lakeland, Fla.; Doug Griffith, account executive, Kansas City, Mo.; and Bob Matney, account executive, Lubbock, Texas.

Alaska Air Group announced the promotions of Glenn S. Johnson to vice president of finance at Alaska Airlines and Andrea L. Schneider to senior vice president of customer services at Horizon Air.

Schnieder Logistics Inc. appointed Philip Morse vice president of the company''s payment services.

Cargo-Master Inc., a transportation brokerage firm, named Eldy Richardson manager of its new Glenwood, Ark., office and Bill Head manager of its new Houma, La., office.

Norfolk Southern announced that George D. Johnson, Jr. chief executive officer and director of Extended Stay America Inc., was elected to its board.

Kansas City Southern Railway Co. named R. Michael Chapman vice president of transportation.

The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey announced the appointment of Theresa Tesler as operations manager of the George Washington Bridge and Bus Station.

Two Technologies Inc. appointed Christian Weisenahl territory manager of its new European office located in M?chen, Germany.

The Department of Transportation announced the appointments of D.J. Gribbin as chief counsel for the Federal Highway Administration and Brigham A. McCown as chief counsel for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

FedEx Freight, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp., announced that it has awarded 14 four-year scholarships to college-bound children of its employees. Each of the students will receive a $2,000 per year scholarship in honor of the founders of the operating companies. The recipients and the universities they will attend are as followed: Allison Satterfield, University of Arkansas; Chris Gemulla, University of California at Davis; Michelle Chapman, Western State College; Elizabeth Majerczak, Carroll College; Mallory McHendry, Union University; Philip Oliver, Morehead State University; Cameron O''Neal, Indiana University; Angela Katris, Ohio Northern University; Kristina Iggulden, Oregon State University; Charles Pritt, Pennsylvania State University; Teresa Ayala, University of Michigan in Ann Arbor; Tiffany Hale, Pittsburgh State University; Heather Hanshaw, McClennan Community College; and Mike Van Cleve, University of Colorado.

OIA Global Logistics promoted Larry Marshall to vice president of global sales and marketing.

Savi Technologies appointed David P. Stephens to the new position of senior vice president of its public sector.

Pitt Ohio Express announced the promotion of Dean Yockey to eastern region safety supervisor. He will be responsible for Harrisburg, Hazelton, Allentown and Norristown, Pa., and Baltimore and Temple Hills, Md.

Dayton Freight Lines announced the promotion of Drew Hart to service center manager at the Milwaukee service center.

Dragonair announced the appointments of Gerard Ter Bruggen as regional manager of continental Europe and Stuart Holland as country manager of the United Kingdom and Ireland.