Peter Weiss has moved from his position at Chrysler as director of Worldwide Transportation and Customs to become vice president of International Operations.
In his previous role, Weiss was responsible for inbound and outbound logistics systems worldwide, a role he has held for five years, helping to shape Chrysler’s logistics throughout its recent history with Daimler, private equity Cerberus and now in partnership with Fiat. He also held numerous roles in procurement and supply integration with Chrysler and DaimlerChrysler. From 2000-2002, he was the co-CEO of the online auto-industry exchange, Covisint, which was founded by GM, Ford and Chrysler. 
William Cook, previously senior manager of International Parts and Mopar Transportation at Chrysler will now take up the position of Head of Logistics and Customs, which, along with his Mopar logistics procurement responsibilities will also include parts and material transportation and finished vehicle transportation (both domestic and international), as well as customs and cost management. He will also take charge of Chrysler Group Transport.

Cook’s previous responsibilities included network design, transport procurement and operations for Chrysler’s import and export operations.

Cook’s previous responsibilities included network design, transport procurement and operations for Chrysler’s import and export operations.
Kathleen McCann is the new president of North American finished vehicle carrier United Road.
She joins United Road from Soave Enterprises.
United Road CEO Michael Wysocki said that McCann was the right choice for United Road because she possessed the right leadership capabilities, the vision to develop new markets and the energy to execute.
“I am thrilled to be joining United Road and to have the opportunity to work with such a dynamic and talented team,” said McCann.
United Road reports delivery of more than 1.8m vehicles per year in North America.
Brian Ruprich is the new managing director for Penske Logistics Europe and will head all European supply chain activities for the logistics provider.
Ruprich has worked for Penske Logistics for 10 years, out of a 20-year career in logistics, across a range of operational leadership positions.
He joined Penske Logistics back in 2000, as operations director serving Ford operations in Dearborn. In 2004, he was promoted to general manager for Penske’s lead logistics operation where he supported inbound logistics planning for all of Ford’s manufacturing sites in North America.
Ruprich joined Penske Logistics Europe as operations director in 2009 to focus on growth with Ford and other automotive companies and suppliers.
Prior to joining Penske Logistics, Ruprich held a variety of operational roles with UPS, Yellow Freight and Ryder System.
He replaces Penske’s former managing director, Erik van Egmond, who left the organisation at the beginning of March to pursue other interests.
Ralph Lucas has joined the management team at supply chain management company ProAct International as sales director.
Amongst his duties Lucas will be responsible for building long term relationships with new 3PL/4PL customers as well as lead logistics providers and OEMs.
He will report to ProAct chairman Garth Parker.
Lucas returns to ProAct as a director after several years away from the company in the international business community having originally joined ProAct in 2001 after a long career working within logistics and transportation.