Kurt Salmon Associates, Inc (KSA), a global management consulting firm serving the retail, consumer products, and health care industries, announced the appointment of J. Lynn Spuhler, formerly managing director of KSA Asia-Pacific, to lead the firm's operations and logistics practices. In addition, KSA names Ken Walker in the post of West Coast regional services director. Jerry Black will assume the role of managing director, Asia-Pacific and will be named to a seat on the board of directors of KSA.