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Published: 7 June 2013
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Latest round-up of new appointments known to WorldCargo News
Al Moro has been appointed interim CEO of the Port of Long Beach, as the replacement for Chris Lytle, who previously announced his resignation from the post to become CEO of the Port of Oakland. Moro, who is Long Beach's Chief Harbor Engineer, stated that he would not be a candidate for the permanent post.
Ilkka Harju recently joined the Port of Raahe as Dock Master.
Frans M Zoetmulder has been appointed Managing Director of HTRS Netherlands BV in Rotterdam (Husa Rail), replacing Rob van Gansewinkel, who has resigned from this post. Zoetmulde joins from Electro-Motive Diesel and before that he was the founding CEO of ERS Railways.
Paolo Dazi is joining Sany Germany GmbH as sales director, port equipment, Europe and North Africa with effect from 20 June. He is joining from Terex Port Equipment in Italy, where he was export sales director for the former Fantuzzi line of reach stackers and lift trucks.
Cargotec has appointed Mikko Pelkonen as Senior Vice President, Human Resources and member of the Executive Board, with effect from August 2013. He is currently Vice President of Human Resources at Nokia Siemens Networks, Mobile Broadband Business Unit.
Former Gefco CEO Yves Fargues has been named as president of the Management Board of French forwarders' association TLF (Transport et Logistique de France). Patrick Bouchez has been reconfirmed as managing director.
The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has a new National Chairman. Carson McMullan succeeds Steve Parker in the post, with Fred Osborn becoming Vice Chairman. Sir Peter Bottomley, MP, has also agreed to extend his term as BIFA President.
Six new members have been elected to the Board of The Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport, UK branch - Alan Jones, Robbie Whitfield MBE and Christopher Hutchinson are new Board members, while Martin Evans, David Grahamslaw and Bernard Auton have been reelected, the last-named after an absence from the Board.