AmeriCold Logistics has named Alec C Covington president and chief executive officer, succeeding Daniel F McNamara, who will continue as vice-chairman. Covington previously was president and chief operating officer of the wholesale division of Richfood Holdings Inc. Rick Tomcho, most recently director of key accounts at AmeriCold, has been named vice-president of transportation. He has appointed Jeff Word and Bruce Newman regional directors, Toby Addleman general manager — national account operations and broker services, West Hutchison operations support manager, Freeman Barber director of logistics services, and Bill Knechtel director of transportation finance and administration.
P&O/Condyne has added Mitch Reed as operations manager of its Taunton MA distribution center. Previously, Reed was with Sysco Food Service of Northern New England managing distribution operations in Newport ME and Norton MA.