Industry Moves: Latest appointments and exits from USPS,, TNT Express, ItellaOTHER NEW

Ellis Burgoyne to retire from USPS

US Postal Service chief information officer Ellis Burgoyne is set to retire in early October.

Burgoyne has been with the Postal Service for 35 years, since starting out as a letter carrier in Inglewood, California. His career has included time as a postmaster and two roles as a district manager, later becoming Delivery and Retail Vice President, and VP for the Southwest Area, before joining the executive leadership team as CIO in 2010. As CIO, he took responsibility for new mail intelligence and engineering systems, payment technology and corporate information security, while overseeing the world’s third largest computer network.

“Even before becoming CIO, Ellis used his deep understanding of how to marshal systems and data to make smart, fast operational decisions,” said Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe in an internal USPS communication. Group restructures senior management Group has appointed Sebastian Anio? (left) and Jakub Ratajczak as managing directors of its InPost and easyPack companies

Poland’s private sector postal company has restructured its management with the appointment of two managing directors under group president Rafa? Brzoska.

The Group has appointed Sebastian Anio? as managing director of its InPost subsidiary, and Jakub Ratajczak as managing director of its easyPack subsidiary. Anio?, who has been with since 2010, will lead the development of the group’s domestic postal business in Poland, and in particular a major expansion of InPost’s retail network, expanding the current 1,300 customer service points to 2,000 by the end of this year.

As the managing director of easyPack, Ratajczak will lead the international expansion of Group’s automated parcel terminal business. Ratajczak has been with Group since 2009, recently as director of analysis and control.

TNT Express appoints group director, global networks

TNT Express has appointed Martin Sodergard as its new group director, global networks.

The Netherlands-based integrator said the Swissport Global Cargo senior vice president will join the company from 1st November as part of the reorganisation of its senior management. TNT said Sodergard has “extensive” experience in international management in the aviation and logistics industries. He began his career at DHL in 1986, where various roles included director hubs and gateways Europe and managing director for DHL Network Operations Europe.

“Martin has a strong track record of leading high performing multinational management teams and implementing strategic change,” said TNT Express chief executive Tex Gunning. “He has successfully led key projects in his previous positions and his expertise in operations and driving growth will be a valuable asset.”

Itella appoints Timo Anttila VP stakeholder relations

Finland’s postal service Itella has appointed former Danske Bank head of communications Timo Anttila as its new vice president, stakeholder relations.

Anttila is a former journalist who was head of the political desk at the IIta-Sanomat newspaper and financial editor for the IItalehti newspaper prior to joining Danske Bank. He has also been foreign editor for the Turun Sanomat newspaper and US correspondent for four Finnish newspapers. In his new role he will oversee Itella’s corporate communications, community relations and corporate responsibility.

“Communications are undergoing an unforeseen transformation in Finland, with mail communications and newspapers are increasingly shifting online. The new task comes with a lot of challenges, but at the same time, I consider Itella an extremely interesting, forward-looking and innovative company,” said Anttila.


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Industry Moves: Latest appointments and exits from USPS,, TNT Express, Itella
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