Tony Lucarelli, executive vice president of Henningsen Cold Storage, Portland, OR has been elected president of the World Group, a strategic partnership of independent North American frozen and refrigerated logistics and warehousing companies.
Luis Jorba, chief executive officer of Frialsa Frigorificos, Mexico City, Mexico, was elected vice president. The new secretary is Stan Bigford, chief financial officer of Trenton Cold Storage, Trenton, ON, Canada; and the new treasurer is Patrick Gorbett, president and ceo of Great Lakes Cold Storage, Solon, OH.
Founded in 1978, the World Group collectively provides a network of 55 refrigerated warehouses in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Other members include American Cold Storage, MTS Logistics, New Orleans Cold Storage and US Growers Cold Storage.