MSC selects Terminal Investment Limited (TiL) CEO, Port of Redwood City executive director retires, the Suddath Companies appoints president of Global Logistics, and the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) names group CEO.
MSC Group has appointed Ammar Kanaan chief executive officer of container port terminals arm Terminal Investment Limited (TiL), effective April 9, 2018. He succeeds Vikram Sharma, who will retire from his position as CEO of TiL on March 30.
Kanaan is the founder and chairman of International Port Management, and also led the development and operations of MSC’s joint venture terminal in King Abdullah Port, Saudi Arabia.
Port of Redwood City Executive Director Michael J. Giari is retiring, effective May 1, or when a successor has been selected.
Giari joined the Port of Redwood City in 1988 as manager of trade development and was promoted to executive director in May 1995. Prior to joining the port, he worked for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) as assistant manager of a major waterfront development project and as a marine transportation planner.
The port commission will launch a search for his successor immediately, with an emphasis on candidates with port management experience.
Global transportation and relocation management firm the Suddath Companies has appointed Scott Perry president of its global logistics division.
Perry joins Suddath from Nikola Motor Company, where he served as chief operating officer. Prior to that, he was chief technology and procurement officer for Ryder System, Inc.’s fleet management solutions division.
The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) has named Malcolm Harrison group CEO.
Harrison, who currently serves as CEO of the Crown Commercial Service at The Cabinet Office, will take over the post from the interim CEO Gerry Walsh.