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Jim Damman, president, Technology, Aerospace and Service Logistics Americas
Jim Damman, president, Technology, Aerospace and Service Logistics Americas

Exel, a provider in supply chain management recently promoted several associates throughout its industry-based business units. New positions earned during the last quarter of 2008 and first months of 2009 include:

Jim Damman, president, Technology, Aerospace and Service Logistics Americas - In addition to his current role as president for Exel Transportation, Damman is now responsible for leading the newly formed Technology, Aerospace and Service Logistics Americas business unit. Under Damman's leadership, the business unit will focus on development of the technology and aerospace markets. It will also provide service parts logistics, returns and repair, and time-critical, multi-client e-fulfillment services to customers across multiple industries. He currently resides in Dallas, Texas.

Tim Sprosty, senior vice president, Human Resources - In this role, Sprosty leads the North American human resources team that supports associate and labor relations. He also oversees recruiting, compensation and benefits administration, organizational capability, training and development, and communications support for the Americas supply chain business. Since joining the company, he has served in a number of human resources roles across the operation, including his prior position as human resources leader for the Consumer and Life Sciences business units.

Roger Ross, vice president, Consumer and Life Sciences Americas - Ross is responsible for directing operations within the Consumer and Life Sciences business units in the central region, along with providing senior account management for a number of key customers. He continues his responsibilities for managing secondary packaging strategies for the company. Ross currently resides in Deer Park, Ill. 

Kathleen Davies, vice president, Risk Management, Americas Shared Services - Davies assumes responsibility for the full range of risk management services provided to all Deutsche Post DHL businesses in the Americas region. Her professional expertise includes executive-level risk management positions with major national and international organizations. Davies resides in New Albany, Ohio.

Ronn Melton, vice president operations, Automotive and Industrial Americas - In his new role, Melton provides strategic leadership and expertise to select business unit customers. In his most recent role as senior director of operations, Melton was instrumental in improving operational performance, resulting in a superior safety record and ensuring customer satisfaction goals were achieved. He currently resides in Lewis Center, Ohio.

Stanley Jackson, vice president operations, Consumer and Life Sciences Americas - Jackson is responsible for ensuring Exel delivers standardized, effective operations for global customers. In his previous role, he successfully aligned Exel solutions with customers' long-term strategies, which led to strong partnerships and customer growth. He currently resides in Evanston, Ill.

Ed Hahn, senior director, Business Development, Consumer Americas - In his new role, Hahn assumes additional account management responsibilities, including securing new business and renewing and extending existing contracts. He currently resides in Mount Joy, Penn.

Ed Smith, senior director, Customer Development, Chemical and Energy Americas - Smith now leads development efforts for a number of chemical, energy and industrial customers. He also manages special development projects tied to Exel's emerging energy strategy within the region. He currently resides in Raleigh, N.C.

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