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2021 Wraps Up with these Global Traders Moving Up


2021 Wraps Up with these Global Traders Moving Up

‘Tis the season for holiday cheer and new beginnings. As the logistics and supply chain management industries say goodbye to 2021 and its disruptive challenges, these well-known names continue to prove that progress and success can happen even in the hardest of times. Here’s Global Trade’s final Global Traders on the Move spotlight for 2021.

San Diego, California-based supply chain IoT pioneer Wiliot has named Tony Small, formerly of Amazon and Zillow Group, chief business officer and Roee Zeiler, formerly of Ernst & Young, chief financial officer. 

New York City-based Nuvocargo, the digital platform for U.S.-Mexico trade, expanded its senior team to include Josefina Blanco, legal and compliance lead; Luis Garcia, head of carrier relations; and Claudio Gonzalez, head of strategy and chief of staff. 

BDP International, a Philadelphia-based global logistics and transportation company, appointed Neil Wheeldon to the newly created position of chief strategy & innovation officer.

Mario Harik, the chief information officers at XPO Logistics, is now also running the Greenwich, Connecticut-based company’s LTL division as Tony Brooks has retired.

Transportation Insight Holding Co., an Atlanta-based provider of non-asset, tech-enabled enterprise logistics and freight brokerage, added Amit Prasad as chief data science officer. 

CSafe Global, a Dayton, Ohio-based provider of temperature-controlled containers for transporting pharmaceuticals worldwide, named Sean Joyce director of life science sales-Americas and Ravindra Rao director of life science sales-India. 

Fernando Cortes traded being chief supply chain officer at Keurig Dr. Pepper for heading Walmart’s U.S. transportation business.

TexAmericas Center appointed railroad industry veteran Darrell Thompson general manager of the Texarkana, Texas, mixed-use industrial park’s railroad and transload operations. 

Joining the Port of Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) are Derrick Lewis, a retired Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office director, as director of public safety and security, and Lisa Gee, a former TOTE Services’ director of fleet services, as director of procurement services. Meanwhile, financial services executive Wendy O. Hamilton was unanimously elected chair of the JAXPORT Board of Directors. She joins Vice Chair J. Palmer Clarkson, Treasurer Daniel Bean and Secretary Brad Talbert. And Florida Trend has named JAXPORT CEO Eric Green one of the state’s most influential business leaders for the fourth year in a row.

The International Air Cargo Association, whose headquarters are in Miami Springs, Florida, announced Chair Steven Polmans and Vice Chair Sanjeev Gadhia will serve an additional term.

Susan Brownell, whose 34-year federal supply chain career has included stints with the Department of the Navy and U.S. Postal Service, has joined the board of directors of the donated goods global distribution nonprofit Good360.