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Globe Express Services Adds Global Logistics Veteran Chris Slotten as CCO & SVP

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Article Summary: Mr. Slotten joins GES after completing 12 years of increasing responsibility with UTi Worldwide, a global freight forwarder and integrated contract logistics company.


Globe Express Services®, announced that logistics industry veteran Christopher Slotten will join the company on March 1, 2013 as Senior Vice President (SVP) & Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). In his new role, Mr. Slotten will focus primarily on leading the company’s global growth strategy initiative, including responsibility for global Sales & Marketing, evaluation and implementation of the latest sales technology, and organizational expansion based on best practices that benefit the entire GES global network. He will be based at the company’s world headquarters in Charlotte, NC and report directly to President and CEO Michael C. Hughes.

“Besides his deep knowledge of the industry and impressive career accomplishments,” commented Mr. Hughes, “I am impressed with Chris’s leadership ability. He has a ‘team player’ mindset and is deeply committed to people, qualities that align well with my desire to build a One Company–One Global Team culture at GES and to make our organization a Great Place to Work.”

Mr. Slotten joins GES after completing 12 years of increasing responsibility with UTi Worldwide, a global freight forwarder and integrated contract logistics company. Most recently, he served as Region Vice President of Sales & Marketing for the Americas Region, leading global and local sales teams that cover nine (9) countries with 250 direct sales resources. In addition, Mr. Slotten has experience as a Manager of Global Marketing; as Branch Manager in both Los Angeles and New York; as Vice President – East Region; as Vice President – West Region & Latin America; and at the Board level, responsible for Strategy in the Office of the CEO.

Mr. Slotten holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration/Finance from Cal State Fullerton and a Master of Business Administration: Marketing degree from the University of Southern California (USC), Marshall School of Business.

About Globe Express Services® (Overseas Group): Globe Express Services ® offers a robust, well-rounded suite of logistics services to companies doing business in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, North America, Latin America and around the world. Since 1974, we have enabled our clients’ supply chain success through ocean & air freight forwarding, overland transport, Customs brokerage & compliance consulting, cargo consolidation, warehousing & distribution, specialty cargo handling, and project logistics. Our state-of-the-art technology platform provides outstanding visibility, flexibility and customization potential, while our highly trained personnel share a commitment to providing the ultimate customer service. For more information, visit www.globeexpress.com.

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