UTi Worldwide Inc., a global supply chain services and solutions company, announced the appointment of Bruce Hulings as the new Global Vice President for Projects, Mining and Energy.

Hulings will be responsible for all business development and implementation that will drive UTi’s growth in the Projects, Mining and Energy sector, according to Ed Feitzinger, executive vice president, global operations.

“Bruce brings 25 years of oil, gas and logistics experience to UTi,” said Feitzinger, “He shares UTi’s client-centric focus and hands-on leadership approach. We predict Bruce will make an immediate contribution to UTi’s growth in this sector.”

“UTi is recognized leader in the energy and mining sector in many markets. With Bruce’s expertise, we plan to grow the energy sector substantially on a global basis,” said Feitzinger.

“I am excited to join a company with the global vision and structure that meets the requirements of mining and energy clients” said Hulings.

Previous to joining UTi, Hulings was the Americas Vice President, Energy Sector for CEVA logistics.