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Thursday, 29 July 2021 ( #1036 )
Johnson
Johnson
Kokomo, IN, United States Green Cubes Technology has appointed Ken Johnson as chief operating officer, reporting to Keith Washington, president and CEO. Johnson will provide leadership to supply chain, operations and manufacturing roles to build processes for the continued growth of Green Cubes within the telecom, materials handling and industrial automation markets. He will manage Green Cube's production facilities in Malaysia, Slovakia, Kokomo (Indiana), and Dunlap (Tennessee). Johnson has a history of success in energy storage and power electronics technology as an operations leader with a demonstrated track record spanning over 25 years in global manufacturing and supply chain with companies such as IBM, Danaher, Eaton and Active Power. Johnson graduated with a Bachelor of Science and Master of Engineering degree from Texas A&M in Industrial Engineering.
Price
Price
Raleigh, NC, United States Tompkins Solutions has named Randy Price vice president of the materials handling integration division. In this role, Price will be responsible for engaging with customers on new and legacy projects and overseeing the engineering and controls teams for the division. Price has over 30 years of experience providing materials handling and logistics design and implementation services to clients in a wide variety of industries, including automotive, pharmaceutical and consumer goods, among others. Prior to joining Tompkins, Price was vice president of Hirata Corporation of America, a global industrial equipment manufacturer, where he led the sales and delivery of materials handling integration and production systems solutions. Price holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Integrated Manufacturing and Engineering from Indiana State University. Telford, United Kingdom RTITB has announced several senior appointments bringing further expertise to benefit organisations delivering RTITB workplace transport training. The West Midlands-based company has also appointed several new team members throughout the business. A restructuring of some of the senior leadership team at RTITB has resulted in the following appointments:
RTITB's senior leadership team
RTITB's senior leadership team
Alex Samson has joined the company's board of directors as systems and learning development director. He will provide strategic direction for the ongoing digital development of RTITB's services. Utilising the latest learning technologies, RTITB aims to improve materials handling equipment and transport training outcomes to help industry be safer and more efficient. Ruth Edwards is now operations director, allowing Laura Nelson, managing director, to focus on business growth and market development. Gavin Hutchinson has been appointed senior technical services manager. Sarah Brown has been promoted to driver CPC and ADR manager. Jordan Dalziel has been promoted to marketing and communications manager. Karl White has been appointed in the newly created role of deputy EPA manager, to support EPA manager Andy Blatch. Kiri Morris, previously working in the RTITB customer support team, has become senior administrator for EPA. In addition, Joel O'Brien has been appointed in the newly created position of project coordinator to help manage various HR projects while also dealing with new and existing customer roll-outs for the MyRTITB TrainingFriend app, eLearning, and more. In his new role, he will also manage internal product development projects.
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Fact of the week

During WWII, while testing the top secret and first jet-engined aircraft by Bell Aircraft, US pilot Jack Woolams donned a gorilla mask and a bowler hat on his head so that any witnesses who reported back would not be believed.
The Open-Air Wax Museum
An odd hodgepodge of wax figures is displayed in a shopping center walkway in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
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