Tompkins International has named David Latona executive vice-president of material handling integration. Latona, who previously served as vice president of the firm, has more than 30 years of supply chain experience, specializing in distribution centre design and optimization. Before joining Tompkins, Latona was a partner and senior vice-president of Vector Design, Inc., a material handling integrator, as well as co-founder and managing director of a third-party logistics operator in the Port of Los Angeles. He also co-founded Polygon Solutions. Latona will succeed Kelly Reed, who is retiring after more than 20 years with Tompkins, including leading the firm’s material handling integration business unit for the past 11 years. Before joining Tompkins, Reed served over 20 years as an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps.