Google Cloud made four executive appointments: SAP veteran Hans Thalbauer as managing director of global supply chain, logistics and transportation; former Blue Yonder executive Paula Natoli as director of supply chain, logistics and transportation solutions for North America and Latin America; former U.S. Bank executive Derek White as Google Cloud’s vice president of global financial services; and SAP veteran Joe Miles as managing director of healthcare and life sciences.
“[Thalbauer and Natoli] bring a wealth of industry and customer experience that will ensure we’re well-positioned to address our customers’ supply chain and logistics needs,” said Lori Mitchell-Keller, Google Cloud’s vice president of industry solutions. “We’ll continue to grow the team and provide customers with solutions that drive digital transformation and tangible business outcomes.”
Thalbauer has 20-plus years of supply chain experience at SAP in development, product and solution management, and go-to-market functions. Natoli formerly was vice president of product management at Blue Yonder, a Scottsdale, Ariz.-based digital fulfillment platform and supply chain solutions provider.
A 20-year financial services vet, White also worked as global head of client solutions at Spain’s Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria in addition to his time at U.S. Bank, spent almost nine years at Barclays and was the technology ambassador for the city of London, England. Miles worked at SAP for more than 15 years, most recently as the general manager of global health sciences responsible for SAP’s life sciences and healthcare provider industry business units.