Körber Business Area Supply Chain - United States
Ananta Islam is the new chief executive officer and region president Americas of Körber Business Area Supply Chain.
Prior to joining Körber, Islam held various senior leadership roles in North America.
Beginning his career as a project engineer at Teledyne Energy Systems, Islam went on to join GEA in 2006, where he served in various sales leadership roles for the process engineering division in Columbia, Maryland, eventually working his way up to president of the food solutions division in Frisco, Texas.
Islam holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Loyola University in Maryland, as well as a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Maryland.
“With his leadership experience and broad sales expertise in various industries, he – together with his team – will strengthen our positioning and growth in the North American market," says Thomas Amend, chief executive officer of Körber Parcel Logistics, Europe.
Cromer Material Handling - United States
Cromer Material Handling has appointed Brent Poulton president, overseeing the seven dealerships under the Cromer umbrella.
Poulton joins Cromer after most recently serving as chief operating officer at Naumann Hobbs Material Handling, following 13 years at Caterpillar leading the parts and service support operations in the Mid-Atlantic.
"I look forward to working with the Cromer team to continue to build on what they've already accomplished and continue to grow and develop the business," Poulton says.