Friday, October 25, 2019

A Look at This Week's Appointments and Departures in the Global Transport and Logistics Sectors

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NETHERLANDS – Ceva Logistics has announced the appointment of Niels van Namen to the position of Global Head of Healthcare Business Development, reporting to the company’s Chief Commercial Officer, Laurent Binetti. With more than 20 years’ experience in healthcare and over a decade in the healthcare logistics industry, van Namen has an extensive track record in the sector.

His previous positions include Business Development Director Healthcare for DSV and VP Healthcare Europe for UPS' Healthcare and Life Science Sector.

As Global Sector Leader, he will drive growth and develop the strategy for Ceva’s growing Healthcare Sector and will be based from one of the company’s strategically-located healthcare facilities at Culemborg in the Netherlands.

GERMANY – Imperial Logistics has appointed Muazzez Anadolu Dindar as Chief Human Resources Officer of its International business. She will be based in Duisburg, Germany. Dindar will take up her new post on November 1.

UK – Transport for London (TfL) has announced that London’s Transport Commissioner, Mike Brown MVO, will be leaving the organisation to take up the role of Chair of the Delivery Authority for the Restoration & Renewal of the Houses of Parliament.

Brown became Transport Commissioner in July 2015, and has led TfL’s delivery of the Mayor’s Transport Strategy and multi-billion pound transport investment programme.

UK – SINGAPORE – B&H Worldwide's CEO, Stuart Allen has relocated from the UK to Singapore to spearhead the company’s ongoing APAC expansion. Based at the B&H Worldwide facility within the ALPS Free Trade Zone at Changi Airport, he will be leading the company's global growth plans from the nation state.

ISRAEL – Windward, maritime analytics firm, has announced the appointment of Lord Browne Madingley as Chair of the Board. Lord Browne initially invested in Windward in 2016, before joining the board last April.

US – UPS has announced that Jim Barber, Chief Operating Officer, will retire at the end of December. As UPS COO, Barber is responsible for the company’s global small package, freight, supply chain and freight forwarding units and global engineering. Serving UPS for nearly 35 years, he joined the company as a delivery driver in 1985 and rose through positions of increasing responsibility.

US – Boeing has named Stan Deal to succeed Kevin McAllister as President and CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes and Ted Colbert to take over Deal's previous role of President and CEO of Boeing Global Services, effective immediately.

Vishwa Uddanwadikar is appointed to Colbert's former role as interim Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President of Information Technology and Data Analytics.

CANADA – Logistec has appointed Frank Robertson as Vice President of Logistec Stevedoring (Ontario)

DUBAI – The Marcura Group which provides business solutions to the global maritime industry, announced the appointment of Andrei Grigoras as its Data Governance Officer (DGO). Andrei joins Marcura after an impressive tenure at Elsevier, a leading global information analytics company based in the Netherlands which owns over 2,500 scientific, technical and medical journals.

Photo: Niels van Namen, new Global Head of Healthcare Business Development at Ceva Logistics.