CP Ships has named Andrea Bolch vice-president of its Europe-Asia Business Unit based in Ipswich, United Kingdom. She was previously senior vice-president of the Australia-New Zealand Direct Line. John Speakman has been appointed vice-president — CP Ships at the company's regional management office in Tampa FL.
The board of directors of Ryder System Inc announced that Gregory T Swienton, who has been president and chief executive officer since November 2000, will also become chairman of its board of directors, effective May 3, 2002.
Ruan Transportation Management Systems has expanded duties for Mark Murfin, senior vice-president of sales and marketing; Ralph Arthur, senior vice-president of operations (East); and John Schreiber, senior vice-president of operations (West). Murfin will direct sales and marketing for Ruan Leasing Co, Ruan Transport Corp, and Ruan Logistics. Arthur will manage Ruan Transport's bulk and dedicated operations, and Schrieber will administer the western region.