IARW, WFLO elect officers
May 13, 2010 10:33 AM
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 2010 IARW-WFLO Annual Convention & Expo in Scottsdale AZ recently. IARW and WFLO are both core partners of the Global Cold Chain Alliance.
Mark Blanchard, president and chief executive officer of NOCS in New Orleans LA, was elected as the 2010-2011 chairman of IARW.
Other new IARW officers elected for the coming year were Vice Chairman Garry Tilburn (Reed Boardall Cold Storage Ltd) and Treasurer David Harlan (United States Cold Storage Inc).
New directors-at-large members elected to serve three-year terms include: Kevin Marchetti (Seafreeze Cold Storage) and Neal Rider (AmeriCold).
Harry Halpert (Merchants Terminal Corporation) was elected as the representative from the North Atlantic Chapter, and Bonnie Geise (SCS Refrigerated Services) was elected as the North Pacific Chapter representative.
Michael McClendon, president of Richmond Cold Storage Co in Richmond VA, was elected as the 2010-2011 chairman of the WFLO Board of Governors.
Other new WFLO officers elected were Vice Chairman Janice Scott (Commercial Cold Storage) and Treasurer Larry Rauch (Los Angeles Cold Storage Co).
New board members elected to serve three-year terms include Francois Dowling (Commercial Cold Storage Group Ltd), Fabio Fonseca Jr (Friozem Logistica Ltda), Gary Jones (Iowa Cold Storage), Charles Newell (Minnesota Freezer Warehouse Co), and Fred Sorbello (Mullica Hill Cold Storage).
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