New officers and board members of the International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses (IARW) and the World Food Logistics Organization (WFLO), an education and research foundation affiliated with IARW, were elected at the 2014 IARW-WFLO Annual Convention & Expo recently.
Tom Poe, president of Crystal Distribution Services in Waterloo IA, was elected as the 2014-2015 chairman of the IARW board of directors.
Other new IARW officers elected for the coming year were Vice Chairman Angelo Antoci (US Growers Cold Storage) and Treasurer Eben James (Trenton Cold Storage).
New directors-at-large members elected to serve three-year terms on the IARW board include Doug Harrison (VersaCold Logistics Services) and Andy Janson (Hanson Logistics). Dan Coury Jr (Mesa Cold Storage) was elected to represent the South Pacific Chapter, and Randy Scarpero (New Orleans Cold Storage) was elected to represent the Southeastern Chapter.
Frank Plant, president of Harborside Refrigerated Services, San Diego CA, was elected as the 2014-2015 chairman of the WFLO board of governors.
Other new WFLO officers elected were Vice Chairman Greg Brandt (Nor-Am Cold Storage) and Treasurer Fabio Fonseca (Friozem Armazens Frigorificos).
New board members elected to serve three-year terms on the WFLO board include Neal Rider (Agro Merchants Group), Dan Kaplan (Cloverleaf Cold Storage), Hans Kroes (Kloosterboer), and Mike Pokel (Midwest Refrigerated Services). Board members re-elected to three-year terms on the WFLO board include Don Dick (Dick Cold Storage), Arne Martinsen (Transmar Ltd), and Kirk Robertson (Terra Vista Capital).
For a complete list of IARW and WFLO board members, access www.gcca.org/leadership/.