Ceva Logistics has announced that from the beginning of November, Leigh Pomlett will be president, Northern Europe. Leigh is currently executive vice president for the UK, Ireland and Nordics business and will hold on to these responsibilities in his new role.
Leigh has spent over 30 years in the transport and logistics industry, joining Ceva in September 2009. He began his career at Exel which was acquired by DHL in 2005 and held a number of senior positions including president of the Automotive division globally, and CEO, Mainland Europe for DHL Supply Chain. 

The company has also announced that Greg Weigel, will be moving to a new assignment within Ceva when he returns from sick leave. 

Henning Herz has been appointed multimodal business development manager at Gefco’s German operation and will lead the expansion of the company’s railway activities in the country.
Herz’s experience in the rail logistics field includes the development and operation of international railfreight networks. Gefco said that transferring freight from road to rail is one of its key global business strategies, and Herz will help to push the company ahead in this area.
Herz was previously head of operations at German container transport provider TFG as well as working at TX Logistik as both head of production for the rail transport division and head of vehicle distribution.
North American freight transport and logistics provider Pacer International has made Michael Killea its executive vice president for international logistics. Reporting to Dan Avramovich, chairman and CEO of the company, he will be responsible for Pacer's International NVOCC and Freight Forwarding groups led by Alan Baer, and Pacer Distribution Services group led by Kent Prokop.
Killea has moved from his previous position at Pacer as executive vice president and general counsel.
“This change is a continuation of the transformation we are making at Pacer to fully integrate our global transportation and logistics operations,” said Dan Avramovich, chairman and CEO of Pacer. “Pacer has a firm foundation in international transportation and value-added port services, and we plan to aggressively expand both our footprint and our capabilities in the international import and export services area.”
Thomas Pan is the new director of operations for North Asia at Menlo Worldwide Logistics, bringing 17 years’ worth of value chain experience to the company from a range of leading multinational companies including Lee Kum Kee China and Wrigley Confectionary Asia Pacific.
“Thomas’ experience and China market knowledge will greatly enhance our China team,” said Gary So, Menlo’s managing director for North Asia. “Thomas brings to Menlo a rare depth of knowledge of the domestic market as well as a breadth of logistics experience that is crucial to supporting our growth in this market.”
The move follows closely on the announcement that Desmond Chan has been promoted to the position of managing director for Menlo’s South Asia business.
In his new role, Chan will be responsible for overall business performance and growth in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, India and Australia.