The Warehousing Education and Research Council announced its new board of directors for the coming year:
President: Gregory J. Javor, senior vice president, supply chain operations, global logistics, Starbucks Coffee Company;
Vice President: Michael B. Wohlwend, vice president, SAP Americas;
Secretary-Treasurer: Paul M. Avampato, v.p., customer service and logistics, snack foods and confections, Kraftfoods;
Past-President: Lawrence Dean Shemesh, president and CEO, OPSdesign Consulting;
Director, 2014 Conference: Tim J. Hotze, vice president supply chain management, Panalpina, Inc.;
Director, 2013 Conference: Chad W. Autry, PhD, associate professor of logistics, University of Tennessee at Knoxville;
Director of Marketing Mambership: Sheila Benny, executive vice president, Optricity Corporation;
Director of Web Services: Sylvia Spore, technology manager, RightSourceRx;
Director of Industry Relations: C. Frederick Rake, senior v.p., global logistics, CEVA Logistics;
Directors at Large:
Stuart M. Rosenfeld, v.p., distribution and logistics, PepBoys;
Stephen (Andy) Smith, president & COO, Kenco Logistic Services;
J. Randolph (Randy) Lewis, senior v.p., supply chain and logistics, Walgreens Company;
Stan Danzig, executive director, Cushman & Wakefield.
Chief Executive Officer: Michael J. Mikitka, CAE, CMP, Warehousing Education & Research Council.