Click here to write a Letter to the Editor. Ceva Logistics said Thursday that it named John Pattullo chief executive officer of the company.Pattullo’s appointment will be effective once his transition from DHL Exel has been completed, most likely in the second half of the year, Ceva said in a statement.Pattullo is currently chief operating officer of DHL Exel. Ceva said that Dave Kulik, the company’s current CEO, will continue in his role until Pattullo’s appointment becomes effective. Kulik will then become vice chairman Ceva’s board.Ceva changed its name from TNT Logistics in December. (Click here for previous coverage.)Ceva is ranked No. 30 on the Transport Topics 100 listing of U.S. and Canadian for-hire carriers and No. 12 on the TT Logistics 50 listing of logistics firms.