Evolution Time Critical has appointed Alex Burnett as its new European sales development manager. Burnett, who previously worked at TNT, will be responsible for forging relationships with European car manufacturers and their tier suppliers.
"With four years' logistics experience in the armed forces and ten years in sales and operations roles at TNT, Alex has an intimate understanding of the key challenges facing manufacturers and their international supply chains," commented Brennan. "His strong experience coupled with his enthusiastic, 'can do' attitude make him a perfect fit for a team where every minute is critical."
Burnett’s appointment is the company’s second in the past few months, following the recent addition of Barbara Piber to its German sales team. The company is expected to make a third appointment by the end of the year.
Vehicle processor Amports has appointed Gary Salvador to the position of vice president of sales and marketing in which he will be responsible for all of Amports commercial activities including new business development as well as contract negotiation.
"We are extremely pleased to have someone of Gary's calibre join Amports,” said Steven E. Rand, President and CEO. “Gary brings a wealth of knowledge in transportation and logistics, as well as relationships in the OEM space.”
Salvador will be based in Jacksonville at Amports headquarters, reporting directly to Rand.
The Port of Tyne in the UK has appointed Andy Foulds as commercial director, port services, with responsibility for will be responsible for commercial and business development in three of the port’s five business areas: bulk and conventional cargo, car terminals (which include Nissan and VW handling), and cruise and ferries. He will report to COO Steven Harrison.
“We are delighted that Andy has joined the team,” said Harrison. “Andy’s strong track record of delivering profitable growth, together with his wide ranging global trading experience complements our aim of taking advantage of the wealth of new business opportunities.”  
Foulds was formerly general manager with Maersk Line and most recently Asia regional line director (Singapore) at Maersk subsidiary Safmarine.
Ryder System’s Anthony Tegnelia, president, Global Fleet Management Solutions, will retire from the company at the end of the month after more than 33 years with the company. He will be replaced by Robert Sanchez, who has served as Ryder System’s executive vice president and chief financial officer since October 2007.
"Tony has been an outstanding leader of our company for more than three decades," said Ryder chairman and CEO Greg Swienton. "He has served with a level of loyalty and integrity that has contributed greatly to our financial performance and success. We wish Tony the very best in the next stage of his life and thank him for his many years of distinguished service to Ryder."
His successor brings to the role 17 years of experience with the company in numerous assignments, including an earlier senior leadership role within the Fleet Management Solutions business segment as executive vice president of US Operations.
Global Fleet Management Solutions is the company’s largest business segment.