Roger MacFarlane, Chairman
Roger I. MacFarlane is a Founder of UTi Worldwide, Inc. and is its former Chairman of the Board. UTi Worldwide is a public company listed on NASDAQ under the symbol UTIW. Mr. MacFarlane served as Chief Executive Officer of UTi Worldwide, Inc. from May 2000 to January 2009. Mr. MacFarlane previously served as Chief Executive Officer of the Americas Region of UTi Worldwide, Inc. and was responsible for overseeing its operations in North and South America. From 1987 to 1992, he served in various Executive capacities, including Joint Chief Executive of BAX Global, a subsidiary of The Brink’s Company, a New York Stock Exchange traded company. From 1984 to 1987 he was Chief Executive Officer and director of WTC International N.V., a company listed on the American Exchange. Mr. MacFarlane received a Bachelor of Arts degree and an L.L.B. degree from the University of Cape Town.
William H. Davidson
William H. Davidson (Bill) served as a tenured Professor at the Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California, from 1985 to 1998. During the 1985-1995 decade, the Journal of International Business Studies acknowledged him as the most widely cited academic in international management. In 1984, Bill founded MESA Inc., a management consulting firm acquired by Deloitte & Touche in 1996. MESA’s clients included more than half of the US Fortune 100, and numerous global corporations. He earned an AB in economics, an MBA, and a doctorate in business administration, all from Harvard University.
Hans Imhof holds an Electrical Engineering Degree from the University of in Zurich in Switzerland. Mr. Imhof rose through the ranks at Borg Warner Corporation in the 1960’s to become the Chief Engineer of their Electronics Division in Southern California. Following this, he formed Electrical Power Engineering, EPE, which he successfully grew to become the third largest manufacturer of Uninterruptible Power Supplies in the world. EPE was sold to the Merlin Gerin division of Group Schneider of Paris, France in 1990. Following the successful sale of EPE, Mr. Imhof has continued to be actively involved in a number of successful start-up businesses including NetBrowser Communications, and others.
Chester (Chet) Sandberg
Chet received his BS degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1967, and an MS from Stanford in 1971. He then joined Raychem Corporation where he managed technology projects for 30 years. Chet holds two Professional Engineering Licenses in the State of California, has been awarded 21 patents and has published over 60 technical papers on energy usage, electric heat tracing, sensor technology and the use of personal computers as design tools. In December 1999, Chet was honored by the IEEE by being elevated to their highest member level of IEEE Fellow. Chet is also a Senior Member of ISA, a member of ASME, NFPA, and SPE.