Automotive Fleet

NOV 2013

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PERSONNEL PERSONALS The ServiceMaster Co., has created a position to oversee feet and supply management of the Memphis-based operation and appointed Mary Kay Runyan to the senior vice president's position. Runyan comes to the position from being the company's vice president of strategic sourcing and feet since 2012. RUNYAN The position includes responsibility for one of the largest commercial feets in the country with $1.5 billion worth of products and services bought annually by ServiceMaster for those feets. The position, created by new ServiceMaster CEO Robert Gillette, oversees supply management for the corporation as well as the business unit levels. Prior to joining ServiceMaster, Runyan was director – feet operations, North America for Coca-Cola Enterprises, where she was responsible for strategy, policy, processes, operational performance, and fnancial results for the 50,000-unit feet in North America. Earlier, Runyan was director of operations for Waste Management, operating in 10 locations in Colorado, and leading a team of 250 employees servicing 70,000 customers. Dave Seavey, CAFM, fleet management division director for the City of Seattle , has announced that he will retire from the City and will join Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) , a California utility company, as its director of fleet operations. Seavey's last day at the City was September 20. SEAVEY The position at PG&E is a new one, and Seavey will report to Dave Meisel, director of transportation services. He will be responsible for managing a feet of 15,000 vehicles, more than four times Seattle's 3,431-unit feet. PG&E is headquartered in San Francisco. Chris Wiley, CAFM, feet operations manager, will serve as interim feet director for the City of Seattle. Wiley has worked with the City feet for fve years. He was frst hired as its green feet coordinator, where he guided Seattle toward WILEY earning the No. 1 Government Green Fleet in North America status. Wiley was previously the executive director of a non-proft organization that promoted manufacturing effciency and environmental performance. REUTER 52 Bud Reuter was promoted to senior director, procurement and feet for Comcast. Previously, his job title was director, procurement and feet. AUTOMOTIVE FLEET I NOVEMBER 2013 Laura Hulback was named feet manager for Valspar in Minneapolis. Marilyn Mansell, U.S. feet manager for Amgen USA, Inc., in Thousand Oaks, Calif., retired Oct. 18, 2013, after 13 years managing the feet. She said she is looking forward to going from reading accident reports to reading all those stacked up gardening and travel books. Arthur Kappel, CAFM, has been named manager – feet operations for Cablevision in Hauppauge, N.Y. He assumed the position in June 2013. He rejoins Cablevision after previously working there as a feet service advisor from 2002 to 2008. Prior to rejoining Cablevision, Kappel was feet operations supervisor for Sprague Energy, a position he held from March 2010 to June 2013. MANSELL KAPPEL Ryan Mills has been named feet manager at HelpLink UK Ltd., a boiler installation and replacement company in Sheffeld, UK. He assumed his position in May 2013. Prior to this, he was feet coordinator for Lovell Partnerships Ltd. in the UK. Earlier, Mills was the feet coordinator for Powerminster Gleeson Services, also in the UK. MILLS Chuck Culmone, feet manager for Xerox, retired June 27, 2013. Joe Hunt was named maintenance manager for Republic Services in the greater Grand Rapids, Mich., area in August 2013. Prior to this, Hunt was feet maintenance superintendent for Spartan Stores from November 2012 to August 2013. Earlier, Hunt was feet manager – Mid-east for Bimbo Bakeries USA. HUNT Prior to Bimbo Bakeries, Hunt held a variety of positions at Sara Lee Corp., including distribution manager, feet supervisor, and feet maintenance operations supervisor. He administered maintenance, personnel, and inventory policies. He was responsible for all mechanics in Michigan and parts of Indianapolis. He oversaw and proftably managed a $2.5-million budget for feet and was responsible for all corporate and regulatory tracking and documentation, such as payroll, expense, and DOT and SAP records. Barbara Banks, manager – feet and corporate card services, retired from DuPont June 28, 2013. AF BANKS

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