Phoenix appoints U.S. managers
Freight forwarder Phoenix International Freight Services has made several appointments and promotions in its U.S. operations.
The company named Thomas T. Petersen as regional vice president. Petersen, a 25-year industry veteran, will be responsible for further developing Phoenix's U.S. East Coast offices while managing the Miami office.
Ben Lacina, who joined Phoenix's Denver sales team in 2007, was appointed general manager of the Carolinas, and will transfer to the company's Charlotte, N.C. office in May.
Phoenix promoted Allison Buonavolanto to Houston general manager. She joined the company's global account team in Chicago in 2002 with 11 years of industry experience, and recently transferred to Texas to lead the Houston staff.
Sean Fay was named general manager of St. Louis and Springfield, Mo. offices. He joined Phoenix in 2007 as the St. Louis branch sales manager with 14 years of industry experience.
Phoenix appointed Rayden Roberts to deputy director of information systems. Roberts came to the company five years ago as a senior programmer/analyst. He will work with the Phoenix's Chicago and Asia-based development teams to coordinate the development, implementation and management of software.
David Hertigan was named Boston general manager. He recently joined the company's Boston office with 18 years of industry experience in sales, station and regional management.
The company promoted Nicole Organ to general manager of Kansas City, Mo., and Omaha, Neb., offices. She has worked in the industry for 21 years, and most recently served as office and account manager for Phoenix's Kansas City and Omaha locations.