Movers & Shakers

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- 25 Jan 2024 ( #1163 )
3 min read

Emanuele Scotti

Bolzoni Group - Italy

Scotti
Scotti

Bolzoni Group has appointed Emanuele Scotti as president of the Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region. 

In his new role, Scotti will be responsible for strategic management, executive and operational results in the EMEA. 

Scotti was previously president of the Japan and Asia-Pacific (JAPIC) region at Bolzoni, a position is now held by Vincenzo Gatto, previously Bolzoni Hebei general manager.

"In order to meet the needs of an international market characterised by a great competitiveness and continuous changes, the Bolzoni Group must continue to evolve to remain a strong player on the market” says Bolzoni Group chief executive officer Roberto Scotti. 

“For this reason, with a view of future business challenges, the EMEA and JAPIC regions have been reorganised."

Michael (Mike) Binnie

Clark Material Handling Company - United States

Binnie
Binnie

Michael (Mike) Binnie will assume the role of chief executive officer at Clark Material Handling Company on 1 July.

Binnie will replace Dennis Lawrence, who is stepping down as chief executive officer and president to join Clark Material Handling’s board of directors.

In this new role, Lawrence will work with the owners on various new strategic projects within the business.

Binnie is currently the chief operating officer at Clark, joining the company with decades of experience leading dynamic teams.

“Mr. Binnie brings a wealth of business experience to the team, and we are looking forward to the continued growth of the brand,” says Clark Material Handling chairman S.S. Baik.

Sivananthan (Siva) Sukumaran

DHL Supply Chain Southeast Asia - Singapore

Sukumaran
Sukumaran

Sivananthan (Siva) Sukumaran has been named head of operations for DHL Supply Chain Southeast Asia.

Sukumaran joined DHL Supply Chain in 2014 as DHL Supply Chain Indonesia’s general manager of operations and later rose to the role of senior operation director for consumer and retail.

As managing director, he oversaw a diverse team of more than 4,500 employees and earned a stellar reputation for driving growth and improving performance.

Matthias Gehrsitz will take over Sukumaran’s role of managing director of DHL Supply Chain Indonesia.

Gehrsitz
Gehrsitz

Gehrsitz joined DHL after an 11-year tenure at DB Schenker Malaysia where he held various roles in project management, tender management, solution design and operations before taking on a leadership role as the national head of business development and commercial management.

In another senior appointment, Louis Liao will be the new managing director of DHL Supply Chain Taiwan.

“We are excited to announce these key leadership appointments, marking a significant stride in fortifying our management team in Asia Pacific,” says Javier Bilbao, chief executive officer of DHL Supply Chain Asia Pacific.

“Each of these leaders brings their own set of unique expertise and proven track record in enhancing customer service and innovation.”

Scott Schrum

New Age Industrial - United States

Schrum
Schrum

Scott Schrum has joined the outside sales team at New Age Industrial.

In his new position in outside sales, Scott will work directly with the national sales manager Bob Brackle to maintain existing business and create new opportunities. 

He will also attend a variety of national trade shows with the materials handling sales team.

Schrum has more than 30 years of experience in sales and management, including a decade in New Age Industrial’s supermarket sales division.

New Age Industrial is an aluminium extruder and fabricator of storage and transportation equipment in the United States.

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