Radial Names SVP of Service Delivery Operations

Personnel updates sees new appointments at Radial, Bosch and more.

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Change in leadership at Bosch in North America

Bosch announces that Mike Mansuetti, president of Bosch in North America, will retire on Oct. 1, 2024, after transitioning to an advisory role on Sept. 1, 2024. On Sept. 1, Paul Thomas will assume the role of president of Bosch in North America in addition to his existing position as president for Bosch Mobility in the Americas.

During Mike Mansuetti’s tenure as president, Bosch in North America third-party sales increased more than 55%, from $10.6 billion in 2012 to $16.5 billion in 2023. He prioritized regional growth around four success factors: innovation, customer satisfaction, high-performance culture and digital enablement. He represented Bosch in many industry associations over the years, including the Board of Directors for MEMA, The Vehicle Suppliers Association, and the Consumer Technology Association Executive Board and Board of Industry Leaders.

In his current role, Paul Thomas oversees technology, strategy and sales activities for Bosch Mobility in the Americas region, a $12.4 billion business. He has more than 25 years of mobility experience and has held executive leadership positions in the areas of sales, production control, logistics, manufacturing and business unit management.

DAT Appoints CEO and Other Role Transitions

DAT Freight & Analytics names Jeff Clementz as CEO. Clementz joined DAT in 2023 as CPO, a role he will oversee until a new CPO has been hired.

Clementz brings 25 years of experience managing networks, marketplaces, payments, and e-commerce platforms. He previously was president and CEO at Shift, an e-commerce platform for the auto industry, and Senior Vice President and General Manager of Walmart’s Marketplace, where he was responsible for building the retail giant’s foundational commerce platforms. He also held various product and operating leadership positions at PayPal, eBay, and Intel, both in the United States and Australia.

DAT also announces that CFO Tony Salazar has taken on expanded responsibilities as COO.

Salazar joined DAT in 2018 after serving as a general manager and senior director of Finance & Business Operations at Intel. He has more than 20 years of experience in the technology sector, including responsibility for strategic planning, revenue and pricing optimization, operations management, and financial planning and analysis.

CONRAIL Appoints Daniel Dwyer, Esq. as General Counsel

Brian Gorton, president of Consolidated Rail Corporation (Conrail) announces the appointment of Daniel Dwyer, Esq. to serve as general counsel. Dwyer will oversee all legal matters within the company, bringing with him over 25 years of extensive legal experience, particularly within the railroad industry.

Dwyer joins Conrail after more than eight years with the Southeastern Pennysylvania Transportation Company (SEPTA), where he served as corporate counsel and special counsel for Commerce and Regulatory Law. Dwyer brings expertise in contract, real estate and litigation law.  Prior to his working at SEPTA, Dwyer spent 22 years in private practice, where he developed a strong foundation in various legal areas.

Target Announces Updates to Leadership Team

Target Corporation names Christina Hennington, currently chief growth officer, as chief strategy and growth officer, and Rick Gomez, currently chief food, essentials and beauty officer, as chief commercial officer, overseeing Target's merchandising business, both effective July 7. Lisa Roath, Target's chief marketing officer, will take on the role of chief merchandising officer of food, essentials and beauty in early 2025. The company is initiating an external search for its next chief marketing officer and, until a successor is named, Roath will remain in full capacity as chief marketing officer.

Logpoint names Gitte Hemmingsen SVP People & Culture

Logpoint announces that Gitte Hemmingsen has joined the company as SVP People & Culture. Hemmingsen will be responsible for overseeing and supporting an engaged and competent workforce and attracting key cybersecurity talent as Logpoint grows. She will join the executive management team and report to the company’s newly appointed CEO, Mikkel Drucker.

Hemmingsen has more than 20 years of experience in HR and People & Culture and notable accomplishments in talent acquisition, scaling businesses, and developing People & Culture strategies. She joins Logpoint after two years as Director of People & Culture at Liewood, a children’s design and lifestyle brand that has seen high growth.

Ampure Appoints D.J. Gregory to President of Industrial PosiCharge

Ampure, formerly known as Webasto Charging Systems, announces the selection of D.J. Gregory to the newly created role of president, Industrial PosiCharge (IPC). Gregory will oversee and provide expertise to the industry’s leading Material Handling and Ground Service Equipment product teams, a principal sector of focus for the organization. He will report directly to Steven Van Camp, operating partner at Transom Capital Group.

In his new role, Gregory brings more than 15 years of relevant experience as an operating executive, where he focused on the intersection of legacy physical technologies and the digital products and services key to modernizing their growth.

Radial Names SVP of Service Delivery Operations

Radial names Billy Peterson as SVP of Service Delivery Operations. Peterson will be responsible for leading Radial’s optimization strategy and delivering continued innovation for its client roster to ensure seamless fulfillment. This move comes ahead of retail peak ramp-up when brands are locking in their strategies before the holiday season. Billy’s three decades of experience will add to Radial’s credibility as a trusted partner.

Peterson draws on a career spanning nearly three decades of executive leadership in supply chain and logistics. Prior to joining Radial, Peterson served as the division president at GXO Logistics, Inc., where he played a transformative role in establishing and leading the GXO Direct Division, creating the market-leading business model and driving operational success. Peterson also served as VP of operations at Geodis and director of North American Operations at Neovia Logistics. He also held leadership roles at NFI (California Cartage Company), Schneider Logistics, Saddle Creek Logistics Services and PepsiCo.