August 2013 People
Pascal Picano has become head of marketing at Apollo Aviation Group, an international aviation asset manager. Picano will be responsible for acquisitions, remarketing and sale of aircraft and engines within the firm’s portfolio. Prior to joining Apollo Aviation, Picano was with International Lease Finance Corporation and has previously held senior roles with Sumitomo, GA Telesis and SR Technics.
After six years as president and CEO of Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics, Arild B. Iversen is moving into a new role as consultant to the parent companies and WWL. Christopher J. Connor, who has been deputy CEO and chief commercial officer, will take over as president and CEO. Connor has more than 32 years of experience in the logistics industry. He has held a range of positions in the U.S., Asia and Europe.
Jettainer, a partner for outsourced unit load device services, hired two new managers. Michael-Thomas Popp is the new director of operations. Popp has had many years of experience in project management and in development, research and advisory work for the airline and automobile industries. He has worked for Qantas Airways. Sven Niedner has become director of information management. He will supervise ongoing development in data management. He has gained experience at medium-sized companies and at Deutsche Telekom.
Burkhard Eling took over the finance, legal and tax department at worldwide logistics provider Dachser. He succeeds Dieter Truxius, who will remain a member of the company’s management until he retires at the end of the year. Eling has served as deputy head of the finance, legal and tax department since 2012. Prior to joining Dachser, he was CFO at HSG Zander International, now Bilfinger HSG Facility Management, and at Centennial Contractors Enterprises, a U.S. provider of construction services. Truxius held his position since 2008. He is considered to be one of the most prominent German financial experts for family-owned companies.
CSafe Global, a producer of mobile refrigeration units for life sciences, health care, military and international disaster relief agencies, appointed Nadine Siqueland as vice president of sales. Siqueland has a career that spans 25 years in global medical and health care sales with companies including Medtronic, Stryker, Astra-Zeneca and Pyng Medical. She has driven new business growth, opened new markets and launched new products across many countries and regions.