XPO Logistics appoints chief transformation officer

XPO Logistics has appointed Ramon Genemaras to the newly created position of chief transformation officer, effective immediately. Genemaras will lead the ongoing transformation of the company's global business processes with a P&L focus.

According to the company, Genemaras has nearly three decades of senior experience in operations excellence, network optimization, strategic sourcing management and Lean Six Sigma with Fortune 500 companies. He has led the transformation of multi-billion dollar businesses through significant periods of change, including global integration, XPO added.

Prior to XPO, Genemaras served as chief operating officer for a $4.5 billion division of Johnson Controls, Inc.; vice president-operational excellence for an $8 billion division of Tyco International; and senior vice president-global operations and supply chain for CHEP, a logistics company of the Brambles Group. Earlier, he spent 17 years with General Electric Company, including executive roles with GE Motors Manufacturing, GE Commercial Transformers and GE Industrial Solutions. He holds a degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Florida.

Bradley Jacobs, chairman and chief executive officer of XPO Logistics, said: "Ramon has an outstanding track record of building highly functioning, multi-billion dollar customer service networks in the industrial and logistics sectors. His appointment underscores the importance we place on our global synergies and our culture of continuous improvement. I'm delighted to welcome Ramon as a valuable addition to our global leadership team."

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