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We are pleased to announce that the following new participants have accepted LQ’s invitation to join its Advisory Board.

Karen Cooper, Sr. media Relations specialist, corporate communications, FedEx Canada Ltd. Ms. Cooper is the media relations’ specialist for FedEx Canada responsible for all media relations’ activities. Joining FedEx in January 2004, she brings a wealth of experience working in the past with both national and international media. Most notably she has worked with the Department of Defense, United Nations and many Canadian companies on joint public relations initiatives.

Prior to joining FedEx, she held the position of public relations manager, North America for SchlumbergerSema responsible for its IT business units that consisted of: smart cards & terminals, telecommunications, transport, energy and utilities. She had international public relations responsibility for energy and utilities.

Ms. Cooper studied Biology at York University as well as receiving certificates in Investor Relations and strategic Sales Promotion and Relationship Marketing. Ms.Cooper also obtained from the University of Waterloo a project management certificate and certification in Competitive Marketing strategies from the Canadian management association. She has served in the past as a member of the Canadian marketing association, American marketing association, Atlanta Chamber of commerce and the Toronto Board of Trade.

Bruce Danielson, Executive communications Manager, UPS. Mr. Danielson manages the Executive communications function at UPS. He and his team develop thought leadership platforms that are communicated in public speaking forums by UPS senior executives, in ways that help fulfill UPS’s strategic communications goals. Prior to joining UPS, he served as Event & Executive communications Manager at MCI, and before that, he served as Director of Corporate Communications for John H. Harland Company.

David Griffith, Vice President, Global supply Chain management, BAX global. Mr. Griffith holds overall responsibility of the Business development, Solution Design, and implementation processes of global supply chain solutions spanning multiple geographic regions. Over the past year and a half, he has been focused on developing strategic global relationships and enhancing the solutions capabilities through close coordination with BAX’s technology group. Mr. Griffith joined the BAX Global Supply Chain Management team in 2001. Prior to BAX, Mr. Griffith served as VP of Global Operations for speedchain, Inc. and Global Account executive for Fritz Companies. He worked extensively in the Middle East, Europe, Asia and Mexico on complete logistics and supply chain management solutions.

LQ’s Advisory Board performs a pivotal role in directing LQ’s business and editorial practices to ensure it remains a primary source of the best ideas for logisticians who are leading and transforming business in the field of supply chain management, logistics and related disciplines.