XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE: XPO) ha annunciato oggi che Baris Oran sarà nominato chief financial officer di GXO Logistics, Inc.il previsto spin-off dell'attività logistica di XPO. A partire da maggio 2021, Oran entrerà a far parte di XPO come chief financial officer del segmento logistico e guiderà l'organizzazione finanziaria globale di GXO quando la separazione prevista sarà completata.
I 20 anni di carriera finanziaria di Oran includono ruoli nel board aziendale di società leader multinazionali. Recentemente è stato CFO di Sabanci Group, una delle più grandi società turche quotate in borsa, con filiali nel settore industrial, retail e servizi finanziari ed oltre 15 miliardi di dollari di fatturato complessivo. Come CFO, ha seguito numerose operazioni di IPO, M&A e vendita, migliorato l'allocazione del capitale e guidato iniziative di deleveraging e gestione del rischio.
In precedenza Oran ha ricoperto vari ruoli tra i quali head of finance di Sabanci e CFO di Kordsa, un innovatore globale di tecnologie di rinforzo industriale. È stato presidente, vicepresidente o membro del consiglio di amministrazione di otto aziende pubbliche e quattro private, incluso membro del Board di Teknosa, rivenditore omnichannel del gruppo Sabanci. Oran ha conseguito un master in amministrazione aziendale presso l'Università della Georgia e qualifica in advance management presso la Kellogg School of Management della Northwestern University. È membro del consiglio di amministrazione di TUSIAD, un affiliato della Confederazione delle imprese europee (BusinessEurope), ed è membro del CNBC Global CFO Council.
Brad Jacobs, chairman e chief executive officer di XPO logistics, ha dichiarato: “Siamo lieti che il nostro previsto spin-off avrà un leader finanziario forte e pratico. Baris è un CFO di grande impatto con una comprovata esperienza nell’allineare le organizzazioni finanziarie alla strategia per sostenere la creazione di valore. Il nostro team di leadership GXO comprende ora cinque dirigenti di livello mondiale ed altri ne arriveranno".
Come annunciato in precedenza, XPO prevede di completare lo spin-off della sua attività logistica creando una società separata e quotata in borsa nella seconda metà del 2021. Come secondo più grande fornitore di contract logistics al mondo, GXO sarà ben posizionata per capitalizzare i principali venti favorevoli nel settore della logistica come l'espansione dell'e-commerce, la domanda crescente dei clienti per l'automazione delle attività logistiche e la tendenza fiorente verso l'outsourcing della supply chain. Le operazioni comprendono attualmente circa 890 sedi in 27 paesi.
About XPO Logistics
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 30 countries, with 1,629 locations and more than 100,000 employees. XPO uses its network to help more than 50,000 customers manage their goods most efficiently throughout their supply chains. XPO’s corporate headquarters are in Greenwich, Conn., USA, and its European headquarters are in Lyon, France. Visit xpo.com for more information, and connect with XPO on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram e YouTube.
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