Transentric Names New President

Transportation veteran takes over at supply chain event management company

St. Louis  January 17, 2002  Transentric, a provider of supply chain event management software and services, appointed a transportation industry veteran as president this week.

James Damman takes over from outgoing president George Gagen, who is retiring. Damman will also be chief operating officer at Transentric, which is a subsidiary of Union Pacific Corp.

Transentric CEO Dick Gozia offered praise for Gagen, saying the former president, a 30-year Union Pacific veteran, had positioned Transentric for growth.

Damman brings more than 20 years of transportation industry experience to his new post, including senior executive positions in operations, marketing and customer service, as well as consulting.

"The opportunity of leading Transentric into what promises to be a very bright future comes at a very exciting time," said Jim Damman. "It is with great enthusiasm that I welcome the responsibility of further adding value to our customers, a challenge driven by a philosophy of customer-focused growth, fueled by the continued development of leading-edge technologies."

Transentric is a supply chain technology solutions company that offers software and services. The company says its solutions provide visibility of inventory, equipment and information, reducing supply chain uncertainty and the costs associated with inventory, labor and equipment.