Daifuku & Jervis Webb Name New Senior VP & President


FARMINGTON HILLS — Jervis B. Webb Co., a subsidiary of Daifuku Webb Holding Co. has promoted Rob Schmit to president.

In his new role, Schmit, far left, will oversee all departments at Webb and is in charge with leading the company to future growth. He is a graduate of Eindhoven University of Technology, located in The Netherlands, and has more than 20 years of experience in logistics and material handling. He was most recently executive vice president at Daifuku Webb Holding Co.

In addition, Ken Hamel was appointed to senior vice president of Daifuku Webb Holding Co. In this position, Hamel will coordinate Daifuku’s Global Airport Baggage Handling strategies. Hamel has been with Webb for more than 30 years.