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Xpediator appoints chief executive

Central and Eastern Europe freight specialist Xpediator has appointed current joint interim chief executive and chief financial officer Robert Ross as chief executive of the Group. Robert. A search will commence shortly for a new chief financial officer. It follows the decision by former chief executive Stephen Blyth  to step down due to health issues. Robert Ross and chief operating officer Logistics Romania Danor Ionescu jointly covered the position in ... [+]

TT Club appoints Middle East director

TT Club has appointed Abdul Fahl (pictured) as through transport management services (Gulf) director. An Arabic speaker and with a masters degree in maritime law, Fahl has been a claims executive and senior claims executive during his seven and a half year career at TT ... [+]

Hellmann appoints automotive head

Hellmann Worldwide has appointed Monika Thielemann-Hald as Global Head of Automotive Logistics, succeeding Martin Wehner, who becomes Chief Commercial Officer Europe. She spent almost 20 years at Schenker in various management positions in the automotive sector before moving to Panalpina in 2014, where she established ... [+]

Verdion appoints investment guru

Pan-European logistics specialist Verdion has appointed Oliver Kemper as senior investment manager. Based in Frankfurt, he will identify, negotiate and execute acquisitions and disposals for Verdion European Logistics Fund 1, focussing on urban logistics assets in edge-of-town or infill locations in strategic locations in Northern ... [+]

Grayling to become Hutchison Ports advisor

Former Transport Secretary and current Conservative MP for Epsom and Ewell Chris Grayling has been appointed by Hutchison Ports as a part-time advisor, reports the BBC. He will be paid around £100,000 a year for a seven-hour week, it says. Under Whitehall rules, he will ... [+]

Geodis man to be American president

Geodis is to promote Mike Honious to president and chief executive in the Americas, succeeding Randy Tucker, who is retiring. A 15- year Geodis veteran Honious was previously was the chief operating officer in Americas. John Grubor joins Honious as executive vice-president and chief operating ... [+]

30Under30 – winners announced

Multimodal and FBJ have announced the winners of the 30Under30 competition – the showcase that recognises dynamic, hard-working, talented individuals under the age of 30 working in the industry. Congratulations are in order for all the entrants - and especially the winners who are: Alex Williams, Renault ... [+]

Happy return to Crane Worldwide Logistics

Gerard Ryan is returning to Crane Worldwide Logistics as president, global commercial. He previously played a key role in the creation and development of Crane Worldwide in the EMEA region. His new role has been newly created to develop and nurture relationships with new and ... [+]

New CFO for Getlink

Eurotunnel operator Getlink has appointed Géraldine Périchon as its new chief financial officer. She was until recently with Groupe Suez, latterly as director of finance, recycling and value for France. [+]

New chief for Champ

Air cargo IT provider Champ Cargosystems has appointed Chris McDermott as chief executive from 1 October. He is currently vice president of passenger solution lines at SITA, and replaces Arnaud Lambert, who leaves after 16 years with plans to challenge himself in other industries. [+]