Katy, TX, United States
LiuGong North America (LGNA
) has appointed Gerardo Villagomez Exiga as its new sales manager for Mexico and Latin America for the forklift division.
Exiga brings 25 years of experience in technical heavy equipment sales with Bomag-Marini Rodoviarios, previously serving as area sales manager for Mexico, Central America and the Caribbeans and as territory manager for Iron Planet, Inc. He holds several construction equipment certifications from the USA, Germany, Brazil and Mexico.
Exiga reports directly to Ken Biediger, LiuGong NA forklift president.Raleigh, NC, United States
has announced additions to its executive leadership team as a direct result of the company's growth.
Bruce Tompkins has been named president. With more than 30 years of operations and leadership experience, from traditional industrial engineering to manufacturing and materials management, Tompkins is recognised as an industry expert. His focus is on manufacturing and distribution processes, lean manufacturing implementation, Six Sigma methodologies, ISO/QS quality systems, benchmarking, and gap analysis. Tompkins will lead the entire MonarchFx team.
Alex Baker has been named chief operating officer. Baker is a highly accomplished supply chain executive, specialising in retail strategy and omnichannel distribution operations. He has more than 20 years of experience providing strategic vision and leadership to accelerate growth, maximise profitability, and strengthen supply chain performance. Baker will direct and oversee all facets of the MonarchFx distributed logistics ecosystem, encompassing strategy and execution for solution design, implementation, fulfilment operations, final mile, and customer service.
Mike Pujda has been named vice president. Pujda has more than 30 years of experience applying technology to support improved business operations both internationally and domestically. He will oversee integration efforts between warehouse management systems, applications, and materials handling control systems, in conjunction with operations supporting the entire MonarchFx ecosystem.
Milwaukee, WI, United States
Pam Murphy has been elected to the Rockwell Automation
board of directors. Murphy is chief operating officer for Infor, Inc., a global leader in business cloud software products for industry-specific companies and markets. She has held a wide range of roles in operations, finance, sales and consulting in Europe and North America. Before assuming her current role in 2011, she served as Infor's senior vice president of corporate operations, having joined the company in 2010.
Murphy is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland and holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting and Finance from the University of Cork, Ireland.Louisville, KY, United States
Material Handling Systems
has appointed Markus Augeneder, the former CEO Central Europe of TGW Logistics Group, as its CEO of International, effective immediately, succeeding Scott McReynolds, who recently transitioned to the role of CEO of MHS.
Augeneder will be based in the company's Houten, Netherlands office and will be responsible for overseeing MHS's overall strategic direction and growth outside of North America.