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Executive Moves: From Bestpass to Barcoding

International nonprofit names members of advisory council and board of directors; payment, supply chain and logistics companies announce hires.

Executive Moves: From Bestpass to Barcoding

International nonprofit names members of advisory council and board of directors; payment, supply chain and logistics companies announce hires.

Executive Moves: From Bestpass to Barcoding

International nonprofit names members of advisory council and board of directors; payment, supply chain and logistics companies announce hires.

 
   Bestpass, a company that provides single-source payment and streamlined toll management services to commercial fleets, has hired John Gieschen Jr., as director of customer experience.
   In his new role, Gieschen directs all activities related to customer service, business system analysis and support operations for the company.
   He most recently served as the senior director of strategic accounts and professional services at Digital Sciences.

   Capacity solutions provider Dupré Logistics tapped Amy Armstrong as director of business development in the company’s Dedicated business group sales team. As part of the company’s five-year accelerated business growth and expansion plan, Armstrong will work out of the Houston area.
   Armstrong has more than 14 years of professional experience in developing customer solutions at companies such as Trimac Transportation, Total Petrochemicals and Chevron Phillips.


   The Global Maritime Forum on Tuesday announced the members of its new advisory council as well as an addition to its board of directors.
   The international nonprofit said it is “committed to shaping the future of global seaborne trade to increase sustainable long-term economic development and human well-being.”
   Peter Stokes, senior adviser and head of shipping for Lazard, will chair the advisory council.
   Advisory council members are Alastair Marsh, chief executive officer, Lloyd’s Register; Claus V. Hemmingsen, vice chief executive officer, A.P. Møller – Maersk; Jan Dieleman, president, Cargill Ocean Transportation; Jules Kortenhorst, CEO, Carbon War Room/Rocky Mountain Institute; Marcus Baker, chairman of Marsh’s global marine practice; Michael Hansen, vice president and chief commercial officer for Hempel; Paddy Rodgers, CEO, Euronav; Peter Livanos, chairman, GasLog; Sergey Frank, president and CEO, Sovcomflot; Tan Chong Meng, group CEO, PSA International; Tristan Smith, reader in energy and shipping at University College London; and Y.C. Yee, president and group CEO, MISC.
   Christine Loh was appointed to the board of directors Tuesday. Loh is the chief development strategist and adjunct professor at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

   Stokes also chairs the board of directors. Other board members are Vice Chairman Amy Jadesimi, managing director and CEO of LADOL; Randy Chen, director and vice chairman of Wan Hai Lines; Flemming R. Jacobs, senior adviser to the Global Maritime Forum; Jesper T. Lok, chairman of J. Lauritzen; Oivind Lorentzen III, managing director and director and vice chairman of Northern Navigation LLC and SEACOR Holdings; and Michael Parker, managing director and global head of shipping for Citi.

   Barcoding announced it has hired Jean-Pierre Joassin, James Hill, Charles Pate and Renee Robertson.
   “The strategic hires reflect customer demand for IoT, RFID and consumable solutions,” Barcoding said in an announcement.
   Joassin was hired as the IoT and RFID enterprise solutions engineering manager. He brings more than 12 years of RFID experience to Barcoding. He most recently was with Mojix.
   Hill, who was hired as an RFID field engineer, has more than 20 years of experience in the auto ID industry.

   Pate brings more than 20 years of supply chain experience to his new role as consumables specialist.
   An account manager with more than nine years of experience, Robinson is the latest addition to the Barcoding sales team.
U.S. LNG exports to the EU have increased by 53 percent since July, and soya beans imports from the U.S. to the EU have increased by 100 percent.
The Canaveral Port Authority’s planned issuance of a series of bonds for about $75 million in proceeds has been reviewed and assigned favorable ratings by Fitch Ratings and Moody’s.
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