XPO Logistics Appoints Christopher Synek as President of Transportation in North America
GREENWICH, Conn. — July 26, 2017 — XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE: XPO) today announced the appointment of Christopher Synek as president of transportation in North America, reporting to Troy Cooper, chief operating officer. Synek has P&L responsibility for the company’s brokerage, expedite, intermodal, drayage and global forwarding business units.
Synek has 20 years of executive experience in the energy and waste management sectors, most recently as chief executive officer of Tervita Corporation, an industrial environmental services provider with over $6 billion in annual revenue. Previously, he held senior leadership positions for over a decade with Republic Services, Inc., a waste management leader with over $9 billion in annual revenue, including seven years as senior vice president of operations. While with Cintas Corporation, a market leader of corporate identity products with over $5 billion in annual revenue, he served first as general manager and later as group vice president with executive responsibility for operations, sales and customer service.
Troy Cooper, chief operating officer of XPO Logistics, said, “Chris has an impressive history of galvanizing operations across multiple service offerings. His skills align perfectly with our results-oriented culture.”
About XPO Logistics, Inc.
XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE: XPO) is a top ten global logistics provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. The company operates as a highly integrated network of people, technology and physical assets in 34 countries, with over 89,000 employees and 1,431 locations. XPO uses its network to help more than 50,000 customers manage their goods more efficiently throughout their supply chains. The company has two reporting segments: transportation and logistics, and within these segments, its business is well diversified by geographies, verticals and types of service. XPO's corporate headquarters is in Greenwich, Conn., USA, and its European headquarters is in Lyon, France. www.xpo.com
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