About Us

XPO is a top ten global provider of transportation and logistics services, with a highly integrated network of people, technology and physical assets. 

Service-Driven Culture

We use our network to help customers manage their goods most efficiently throughout their supply chains. At the top of our value proposition is an intense customer service culture that connects our team worldwide. Our people focus on finding new ways to help our customers succeed, while becoming continuously more efficient ourselves. 

 

Customer relationships are the lifeblood of our business. However, we never forget that our company has responsibilities to many other stakeholders as well: investors, employees, carriers, business partners, local communities and global society. When we say Let’s Move the World Forward, we’re speaking to the interests of all XPO stakeholders, as well as the world at large. 

XPO leadership ringing the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange

Leadership

Senior Management
Board of Directors

Bradley Jacobs

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Bradley Jacobs

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Bradley Jacobs is a career CEO with a unique track record in the business world. He started five companies from scratch and built each into a billion or multi-billion dollar enterprise. These include three publicly traded companies: XPO Logistics, United Rentals (NYSE: URI), which he co-founded in 1997, and United Waste Systems, founded in 1989. Mr. Jacobs served as chairman and chief executive officer of United Rentals for the company's first six years, and as executive chairman for an additional four years. He served eight years as chairman and chief executive officer of United Waste Systems. Previously, Mr. Jacobs founded Hamilton Resources (UK) Ltd. and served as its chairman and chief operating officer. This followed the co-founding of his first venture, Amerex Oil Associates, Inc., where he was chief executive.

Josephine Berisha

Senior Vice President, Compensation and Benefits

Josephine Berisha

Senior Vice President, Compensation and Benefits

Josephine Berisha leads the company’s strategy to deliver competitive pay and benefits to its employees worldwide. She has more than two decades of senior experience creating compensation structures for multi-billion-dollar, global enterprises, including the implementation of technology to enhance data collection, analysis and reporting. Prior to XPO, Ms. Berisha served in senior positions with Morgan Stanley, most recently as head of compensation for over 55,000 employees in 43 countries. She holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from New York University and a master’s degree in organizational psychology from Columbia University.

Tony Brooks

President, Less-Than-Truckload – North America

Tony Brooks

President, Less-Than-Truckload – North America

Tony Brooks is responsible for leading XPO's less-than-truckload business – the second largest LTL network in North America. Mr. Brooks is a 30-year career transportation and logistics executive who has run three of the largest fleets in North America. He joined XPO from multinational food distributor Sysco, where he was responsible for North American field operations. Prior to Sysco, he served as senior vice president of logistics for Dean Foods, with responsibility for logistics, delivery, warehousing and fleet management. Earlier, over a decade in national operations with Sears, Mr. Brooks drove significant cost efficiencies and improved safety performance. For PepsiCo/Frito-Lay, he held executive responsibility for regional transportation, fleet, warehousing and inventory management. He has a master’s of business administration degree from Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management.

Erik Caldwell

Divisional Chief Operations Officer, Supply Chain – Americas and Asia Pacific

Erik Caldwell

Divisional Chief Operations Officer, Supply Chain – Americas and Asia Pacific

Erik Caldwell has P&L responsibility for aligning XPO’s supply chain business in the Americas and Asia Pacific with the company’s strategy. Mr. Caldwell has more than 15 years of leadership experience with supply chain operations in the consumer and industrial sectors. He joined XPO from Hudson's Bay Company, where he served as senior vice president, supply chain and digital operations. Earlier, he was senior vice president, global Rx operations for multinational manufacturer Luxottica, and as director of solutions for DHL. Additionally, Mr. Caldwell worked with McKinsey & Company, consulting on global operations. 

Richard Cawston

President, Supply Chain – Europe

Richard Cawston

President, Supply Chain – Europe

Richard Cawston leads the supply chain business of XPO Logistics in Europe. He previously held the role of managing director for XPO’s supply chain operations in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Mr. Cawston joined XPO in 2015 upon the company’s acquisition of Norbert Dentressangle, where he served first as business unit director, and then as country manager. Previously, he was general manager for transportation company Christian Salvesen, now part of XPO, and operations manager for supermarket retailer Asda.

Michele Chapman

Senior Vice President, Sales Operations

Michele Chapman

Senior Vice President, Sales Operations

Michele Chapman is responsible for the infrastructure that supports XPO’s sales strategy worldwide, including the development of cross-company customer relationship management, data analytics and sales processes. Ms. Chapman has nearly two decades of senior sales experience, including positions as global head of sales operations for Amazon Business; head of healthcare sales for the Amazon Business Public Sector Group; and head of business operations, inside sales and vertical marketing for Amazon Education and Enterprise. Earlier, she led sales operations for Philips Healthcare.

Ashfaque Chowdhury

President, Supply Chain – Americas and Asia Pacific

Ashfaque Chowdhury

President, Supply Chain – Americas and Asia Pacific

Ashfaque Chowdhury, Ph.D., joined XPO from New Breed Logistics upon its acquisition by XPO in 2014. He now leads XPO's supply chain business in the Americas and Asia Pacific. Dr. Chowdhury initially served as XPO's executive vice president and chief information officer for supply chain, with responsibility for technology services and advanced solutions. Over two decades, he has implemented more than 100 logistics operations for some of the most prestigious companies in the world. Dr. Chowdhury holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology in Bombay, India; and a master's degree in science and a doctorate in engineering from Lehigh University.

Troy Cooper

President

Troy Cooper

President

Troy Cooper serves as president of XPO’s global organization. With senior positions in operations and finance, he has been instrumental. He formerly served as XPO’s chief operating officer from 2014 to 2018, and as the transportation segment leader. From 2015 to 2017, he also served as chief executive of XPO Logistics Europe, and he remains a member of the European supervisory board. Prior to joining XPO in 2011, he held senior management roles with two public companies, United Rentals, Inc. and United Waste Systems, Inc. For United Rentals, he helped to integrate over 200 acquisitions in the United States, Canada and Mexico. For United Waste Systems, he worked with Mr. Jacobs to build an integrated organization of 86 collection companies and 119 facilities in 25 states. Earlier, he worked in public accounting with Arthur Andersen and Co.

Matthew Fassler

Chief Strategy Officer

Matthew Fassler

Chief Strategy Officer

Matthew Fassler is responsible for the company's strategy, capital structure and analysis of growth opportunities. Prior to XPO, during more than 20 years with Goldman Sachs, he covered many of the world’s most prominent brands, including Walmart, Target, Costco, Home Depot, Best Buy and AutoZone. He additionally served as a managing director and business unit leader for more than 10 years, with responsibility for the broader consumer sector. Mr. Fassler has been recognized 16 times in Institutional Investor’s All-America Research Team ranking. He holds a degree in history from Yale University.

Sarah Glickman

Acting Chief Financial Officer

Sarah Glickman

Acting Chief Financial Officer

Sarah Glickman leads the company’s organizations for finance shared services, internal audit, tax and real estate. She has more than 25 years of global finance experience, most recently as chief financial officer of business services for Novartis. During her 11 years with Honeywell, she served as chief financial officer of the fluorine products business unit, as global head of internal audit and as director of finance operations. With Bristol-Myers Squibb, she had senior responsibility for corporate controllers and accounting, financial controls and compliance. She began her career at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Ms. Glickman is a CPA and a Chartered Accountant with a degree in economics from the University of York (UK).

Luis-Angel Gomez Izaguirre

President, Transport – Europe

Luis-Angel Gomez Izaguirre

President, Transport – Europe

Luis‐Angel Gomez Izaguirre leads the transport business operations of XPO Logistics in Europe. He previously served in a similar role with Norbert Dentressangle SA, which he joined in 2007, and was a member of the company’s executive board. Mr. Gomez Izaguirre has 15 years of transportation and carrier management experience. He holds a joint degree in business management and finance.

Mario Harik

Chief Information Officer

Mario Harik

Chief Information Officer

Mario Harik is responsible for the design and implementation of the company’s integrated technology infrastructure. Mr. Harik has consulted to Fortune 100 firms, and is experienced in building comprehensive IT organizations and proprietary platforms. His prior positions include chief information officer and senior vice president–research and development with Oakleaf Waste Management, an innovator in logistics for environmental management; chief technology officer with Tallan, Inc.; co-founder of G3 Analyst, where he served as chief architect of web and voice applications; and architect and consultant with Adea Solutions. Mr. Harik holds a master of engineering degree in information technology from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Tavio Headley

Senior Director, ​Investor Relations

Tavio Headley

Senior Director, ​Investor Relations

Tavio Headley is responsible for managing communications between the company, its investors and the financial community. Prior to joining XPO, Mr. Headley was senior equity research associate covering the air freight logistics, rail and trucking sectors at Jefferies LLC. Previously, he was an economist with American Trucking Associations (ATA), where he was involved in the collection, analysis and dissemination of trucking industry data. Mr. Headley holds a master's degree in economics from the University of Maryland at College Park, and a bachelor's degree from Morehouse College.

Meghan Henson

Chief Human Resources Officer

Meghan Henson

Chief Human Resources Officer

Meghan Henson leads the company's global human resources organization. She is a seasoned innovator with 15 years of senior experience leading domestic and international human resources operations. Prior to XPO, she served as chief human resources officer for the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies, with global responsibility for workforce support in 54 countries. Previously, over an eight-year tenure with PepsiCo, she held executive roles that included chief human resources officer for global functions; senior vice president of human resources for the $10 billion Gatorade, Tropicana and Quaker product businesses; and head of human resources in the Greater China Region for PepsiCo’s multi-product direct sales business unit. Earlier, she worked in management consulting with Deloitte Consulting LLC and Towers Perrin (now Towers Watson). Ms. Henson holds a bachelor’s degree in East Asian studies and political science from the University of Wisconsin; and master’s degrees in business and public policy from the University of Michigan.

Erin Kurtz

Senior Vice President, ​Communications

Erin Kurtz

Senior Vice President, ​Communications

Erin Kurtz has responsibility for the company’s global communications strategy and implementation. Ms. Kurtz is a seasoned leader with more than 15 years of experience in corporate messaging, public relations, brand marketing and social media. Prior to joining XPO, she co-founded marketing agency Hunt & Gather to create campaigns for global brands. Earlier, she served as vice president of external communications for AOL, was a director with Joele Frank, and led a global public relations team at Thomson Reuters that elevated the Reuters profile around the world. She holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and speech communications from Syracuse University.

Katrina Liddell

Senior Vice President, Transportation Sales

Katrina Liddell

Senior Vice President, Transportation Sales

Katrina Liddell leads the business development of XPO’s North American transportation group, which includes the sales organizations for the company’s brokerage, expedite, intermodal, drayage and global forwarding businesses. She joined XPO following 14 years with Johnson Controls International, where she most recently served as general manager of the global building automation systems business. Earlier, Ms. Liddell held senior roles with Johnson Controls in enterprise account management, vertical market development, operations and customer relations. 

John Mitchell

Divisional Chief Information Officer, Supply Chain – Americas and Asia Pacific

John Mitchell

Divisional Chief Information Officer, Supply Chain – Americas and Asia Pacific

John Mitchell is responsible for the technology services that support XPO's supply chain organization in the Americas and Asia Pacific. He joined XPO from New Breed Logistics upon its acquisition by XPO in 2014. Mr. Mitchell has extensive experience leading high-performance IT teams in growth-oriented companies. His more than three decades of senior experience include nine years with Fortune 50 retailer Lowe’s, where he was instrumental in managing the IT support infrastructure for North American store operations, merchandising and enterprise solutions during periods of rapid growth. More recently, Mr. Mitchell served as chief information officer with The Pep Boys automotive service chain, where he led the team that implemented a fully integrated customer information system for more than 800 locations, and developed next-generation work order applications. He holds a degree in computer information systems from the University of Charleston, West Virginia.

Jacopo Mazzolin

Senior Vice President, Human Resources – Europe

Jacopo Mazzolin

Senior Vice President, Human Resources – Europe

Jacopo Mazzolin has executive oversight of the human resources organization of XPO Logistics Europe and provides strategic support to its country leaders. Mr. Mazzolin has held senior positions in human resources for over 20 years, with an emphasis on international business in the distribution and industrial sectors. Prior to XPO, he served in executive roles with the Walgreens Boots Alliance (UK) pharmaceutical wholesale division, Datalogic (Italy) and Crown Holdings (Switzerland). He holds a master's degree with honors from Ca'Foscari University of Venice, Italy. 

Patrick Oestreich

Senior Vice President, Strategic Account Management – Europe

Patrick Oestreich

Senior Vice President, Strategic Account Management – Europe

Patrick Oestreich leads the strategic account management organization of XPO Logistics Europe, with responsibility for the company’s relationships with large, multinational customers. Mr. Oestreich joined XPO following 11 years with global logistics company DB Schenker, most recently as senior vice president, road brokerage (full truckload and less-than-truckload) in Europe. Earlier, he served as vice president, business development and customer solutions–land transport in Europe, and directed the key account management of two verticals: the consumer market in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and the healthcare market in Europe. Mr. Oestreich holds degrees in business administration from The Open University in the United Kingdom, HZ University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands and Berufsakademie Stuttgart (DHBW) in Germany.

Gregory Ritter

Chief Customer Officer

Gregory Ritter

Chief Customer Officer

Gregory Ritter has responsibility for XPO's business development in North America, including strategic account activities, cross-selling and other processes relating to the profitable growth of the company's customer base. Mr. Ritter has more than three decades of sales and management experience in multi-modal transportation logistics. Prior to XPO, he served as president of Knight Brokerage, a subsidiary of Knight Transportation. Previously, Mr. Ritter spent 22 years with C.H. Robinson Worldwide.

Lance Robinson

Chief Accounting Officer

Lance Robinson

Chief Accounting Officer

Lance Robinson is responsible for the financial strategy, risk management, external financial reporting and control systems of XPO's global accounting and financial reporting operations. He has extensive senior financial experience, including 13 years with General Electric. While with GE, he served as global controller–mergers and acquisitions and as chief accounting officer for NBC Universal, and was a member of both the Business Development Council and the Controllership Leadership Council. Earlier, he was a senior manager in the Transaction Advisory Services Group at Arthur Andersen. Mr. Robinson holds a bachelor of commerce degree from Natal University, South Africa, and an MBA degree from the Stern School of Business at New York University. He is a member of the AICPA Business Combinations Task Force, and is a certified public accountant (USA), a chartered accountant (RSA) and a chartered global management accountant.

Sanjib Sahoo

Divisional Chief Information Officer, Transport – North America and Europe

Sanjib Sahoo

Divisional Chief Information Officer, Transport – North America and Europe

Sanjib Sahoo has responsibility for the technology groups that support the company’s North American transport organization in the areas of truck brokerage, intermodal, last mile, expedite and freight forwarding. Mr. Sahoo has an impressive career history of fostering innovation and building world-class IT teams. Prior to XPO, he was CIO at tradeMONSTER (now e*Trade), where he built and led the team that developed a highly regarded options trading platform with significant real-time capabilities and best-of-breed mobility. He has been honored for his accomplishments with InfoWorld's Leadership Award and Computerworld’s Premier 100 IT Leaders Award, among other distinctions. Mr. Sahoo holds a master’s degree in computer applications from the Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad, India; and a bachelor’s degree in economics from Kalikata Viswavidyalaya, West Bengal, India.

Maneet Singh

Senior Vice President, Technology Shared Services

Maneet Singh

Senior Vice President, Technology Shared Services

Maneet Singh is responsible for the company’s shared services technology infrastructure. Mr. Singh has more than a decade of executive experience in transforming large IT organizations to increase corporate and commercial productivity, reduce costs and enhance revenue growth. His global strategies have led to enterprise-wide adoption of best practices, driving continuous improvement in national and multinational corporations. Prior to XPO, Mr. Singh most recently led the business systems transformation and integration organization for Harris Corporation. Earlier, he served in senior positions for over nine years.  With Emerson Electric Company, including director of corporate IT and enterprise applications, and director of supply chain applications. He holds a master's degree in business from the Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis, and a bachelor's degree in technology, metallurgy and materials sciences from the Indian Institute of Technology in Bombay.

Christopher Synek

President, Transportation – North America

Christopher Synek

President, Transportation – North America

Christopher Synek has P&L responsibility for the company’s brokerage, expedite, intermodal, drayage and global forwarding business units in North America. He has two decades of executive experience with multi-billion dollar companies in the energy and waste management sectors. Prior to XPO, Mr. Synek was chief executive officer of Tervita Corporation, an industrial environmental services provider, and held senior positions for over a decade with waste management leader Republic Services, Inc., including senior vice president of operations. While with Cintas Corporation, a market leader of corporate identity products, he served first as general manager and later as group vice president with executive responsibility for operations, sales and customer service. He holds a degree in business administration from Texas Tech University.

Ravi Tulsyan

Senior Vice President and Treasurer

Ravi Tulsyan

Senior Vice President and Treasurer

Ravi Tulsyan is responsible for all treasury activities of the company's global organization. Mr. Tulsyan is a seasoned finance executive with deep experience in corporate finance and capital structure, cash management, financial risk management, international finance, financial planning and analysis, and oversight of insurance and pension activities. Prior to XPO, Mr. Tulsyan served in senior positions with global companies, including treasurer for ADT Corporation; assistant treasurer–capital markets, and head of corporate financial planning and analysis, for Tyco; senior treasury manager for PepsiCo; and manager–derivatives strategy and trading for Xerox Corporation. He holds a master’s degree in finance from the University of Rochester; a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Ohio State University; and a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai.

Daniel Walsh

Division President, Last Mile

Daniel Walsh

Division President, Last Mile

Daniel Walsh leads XPO’s last mile logistics business in the United States and Canada. Mr. Walsh joined the company in 2018, having most recently served as president of IFCO Systems North America, a division of Brambles Limited, an international supply chain logistics provider operating in 60 countries. Over his two-decade tenure with Brambles, Mr. Walsh held positions of increasing executive responsibility, including senior leadership roles in corporate management, sales and operations in North America, Asia Pacific and EMEA. Mr. Walsh completed the senior executive program at London Business School and holds a master’s degree in business administration from the Australia Graduate School of Management, as well as a master’s degree in political science from the Australian National University.

Malcolm Wilson

Chief Executive Officer, Europe

Malcolm Wilson

Chief Executive Officer, Europe

Malcolm Wilson leads XPO’s business in Europe. Mr. Wilson has more than 20 years of senior experience in the supply chain industry. Most recently, he served as head of XPO’s multinational logistics operations, with P&L responsibility for approximately 30,000 employees in 15 countries. Previously, he spent eight years with XPO acquisition Norbert Dentressangle, where he grew the logistics business into the company’s largest revenue-producing unit. Mr. Wilson served as a member of the executive board of Norbert Dentressangle and has trained in business management, finance and logistics.

Bradley Jacobs

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Bradley Jacobs

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Bradley Jacobs is a career CEO with a unique track record in the business world. He started five companies from scratch and built each into a billion or multi-billion dollar enterprise. These include three publicly traded companies: XPO Logistics, United Rentals (NYSE: URI), which he co-founded in 1997, and United Waste Systems, founded in 1989. Mr. Jacobs served as chairman and chief executive officer of United Rentals for the company's first six years, and as executive chairman for an additional four years. He served eight years as chairman and chief executive officer of United Waste Systems. Previously, Mr. Jacobs founded Hamilton Resources (UK) Ltd. and served as its chairman and chief operating officer. This followed the co-founding of his first venture, Amerex Oil Associates, Inc., where he was chief executive.

AnnaMaria DeSalva

Vice Chairman

AnnaMaria DeSalva

Vice Chairman

AnnaMaria DeSalva currently serves as senior advisor to the chief executive officer and senior management team of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (DuPont), following her role as DuPont’s chief communications officer. Previously, Ms. DeSalva served as head of corporate affairs for biopharmaceutical innovation at Pfizer; was an advisor to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration; and led the global healthcare practice of Hill & Knowlton. For Bristol-Myers Squibb, she led global public affairs for the oncology business and served as the director of the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation. Ms. DeSalva is a member of the board of governors of Argonne National Laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, and is a member of its compensation and nominating committees; as well as the boards of directors of the non-profit Project Sunshine and the William & Mary Alumni Association. She is a graduate of The College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Va.; and has completed the Harvard School of Public Health’s executive education program in risk communication, and the Advanced Health Leadership Program jointly offered by the University of California at Berkeley and Pompeu University in Barcelona, Spain.

Gena Ashe

Director

Gena Ashe

Director

Gena Ashe is the former senior vice president, chief legal officer and corporate secretary of Adtalem Global Education. Previously, Ms. Ashe held senior legal roles with The Brickman Group, Ltd. (now BrightView Landscapes, LLC), Catalina Marketing Corporation, Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), Darden Restaurants, Inc., Lucent Technologies, Inc. and AT&T. Earlier, she was an electrical engineer with IBM Corporation before joining IBM’s legal team. Ms. Ashe holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and physics from Spelman College, a master’s degree in electrical engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology, and a doctor of law degree from Georgetown University. She is a graduate of the executive development program of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and holds a certificate in international management from Oxford University in England.

Marlene Colucci

Director

Marlene Colucci

Director

Marlene Colucci has served as the executive director of The Business Council in Washington, D.C. since 2013. She previously was executive vice president of public policy for the American Hotel & Lodging Association for eight years, where she provided guidance on regulatory matters. From 2003 to 2005, she served in the White House as special assistant to President George W. Bush in the Office of Domestic Policy. In this role, she developed labor, transportation and postal reform policies and advised the president and his staff on related matters. Earlier, Ms. Colucci served as deputy assistant secretary with the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs. Her law career includes more than 12 years with the firm of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, where she served as senior counsel. She holds a juris doctor degree from the Georgetown University Law Center.

Michael Jesselson

Lead Independent Director

Michael Jesselson

Lead Independent Director

Mr. Jesselson has served as a director of the company since September 2, 2011, and as lead independent director since March 20, 2016. He has served as president and chief executive officer of Jesselson Capital Corporation since 1994. Earlier, Mr. Jesselson worked at Philipp Brothers and at its division, Salomon Brothers Inc. He is a director of C-III Capital Partners LLC, Clarity Capital, Cerespir, Playfusion and other private companies, as well as numerous philanthropic organizations. He is a trustee of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra in Tel Aviv and the Museum of Arts and Design in New York, a member of the Photography Committee of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and chairman of Bar Ilan University in Israel.

Aris Kekedjian

Director

Aris Kekedjian

Director

Aris Kekedjian advises global companies on finance and M&A strategies, drawing on his three decades of Fortune 20 experience. His expertise spans 30 years with General Electric Company, where he most recently served as chief investment officer. He was instrumental in the $30 billion merger between GE Oil & Gas and Baker Hughes, which combined industrial service operations in 120 countries, and led acquisitions in disruptive industries, including the industrial Internet of Things, 3D printing, life sciences and renewable energy. Mr. Kekedjian’searlier positions at GE Company included roles as deputy treasurer and as managing director, Latin America. Additionally, as a divisional executive at GE, he served as global head of financial portfolio management and M&A for GE Capital; chief financial officer of GE Banking and Consumer Finance (GE Money) for the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region; and chief executive officer of GE Capital for the MEA region, among other roles. Mr. Kekedjian holds a degree in finance and international business from Concordia University in Montreal, Canada. He formerly served on the board of directors of transportation geo-technology provider Maptuit (now Verizon), and on the advisory board of enterprise software company eMOBUS (now Asentinel).

Adrian Kingshott

Director

Adrian Kingshott

Director

Adrian Kingshott is the chief executive officer of AdSon LLC, and senior advisor to Headwaters Merchant Bank. Previously, with Goldman Sachs, he served as co-head of the firm's Leveraged Finance business, among other positions. More recently, Mr. Kingshott was a managing director of Amaranth Advisors, LLC. He is an adjunct professor of Global Capital Markets and Investments at Fordham University's Gabelli School of Business. He holds a master of business administration degree from Harvard Business School and a master of jurisprudence degree from Oxford University. Mr. Kingshott is a member of the board of directors of Centre Lane Investment Corp.

Jason Papastavrou

Director

Jason Papastavrou

Director

Jason Papastavrou, Ph.D., is the founder and chief investment officer of ARIS Capital Management, LLC, and is the co-founder of Empiric Asset Management, LLC. Previously, Dr. Papastavrou was the founder and managing director of the Fund of Hedge Funds Strategies Group of Banc of America Capital Management (BACAP); president of BACAP Alternative Advisors; and a senior portfolio manager with Deutsche Asset Management. He was a tenured professor at Purdue University School of Industrial Engineering, and holds a doctorate in electrical engineering and computer science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dr. Papastavrou serves on the board of directors of United Rentals, Inc.

Oren Shaffer

Director

Oren Shaffer

Director

Oren Shaffer was most recently vice chairman and chief financial officer of Qwest Communications International, Inc. (now CenturyLink, Inc.). Previously, Mr. Shaffer was president and chief operating officer of Sorrento Networks, Inc.; executive vice president and chief financial officer of Ameritech Corporation; and held senior executive positions with Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, where he also served on the board of directors. Mr. Shaffer is a director on the boards of Terex Corporation (NYSE: TEX); Belgacom S.A. (BCOM.BR); and Intermec, Inc. (NYSE: IN); and serves on the supervisory board of Demag Cranes AG (Xetra: D9C GR). He holds a master's degree in management from the Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a degree in finance and business administration from the University of California, Berkeley.

Employees looking at clipboard in front of XPO conatiners

Safety

XPO’s safety culture prioritizes the well-being of our employees and our customers. One of our main objectives is to achieve zero job-related injuries and accidents. We use training and technology to continuously improve our safety ecosystem, and we have XPO safety professionals positioned across our operating regions. 

 

Our commitment to safe practices is evident in our global Road to Zero initiative and in the strict compliance measures that guide our operations. As a result, we achieve recordable rates that are below industry averages for accidents and OSHA incidents.

 

Our safety team is available to assist customers with programs that can reduce cargo damage, improve security and enhance worker safety. We also offer online safety training for owner-operators in our motor carrier networks.

XPO culture

Diversity and Inclusion

At XPO, we take pride in having a culture that welcomes women, people of color, LGBT individuals and those who are differently abled. In this way, we create respectful workplaces with a diversity of talents and perspectives.

 

Together with our employees, we're moving forward on gender equity through progressive workplace initiatives, active recruiting of women in all roles and internal promotions. Our female executives, board members and managers serve as role models in our organization. Many have received industry recognitions for their accomplishments.

We believe it’s imperative that our company reflects the diverse makeup of the customers and communities we serve. Our focus on diversity is evident in our Values and our Code of Business Ethics, which specifically define XPO as being respectful and non-discriminatory. Our commitment, however, goes beyond just saying the right things. It’s about doing the right things. Results will always matter to us, and they matter the most when they come from behavior that is fair, respectful, lawful and honest.

 

Beyond our operations, our company is a strong proponent of supplier diversity. We make contracting and procurement opportunities available to businesses owned by women, minorities, veterans and members of the LGBT community, as well as those owned by, or operated in support of, differently abled individuals. In addition, we support supplier initiatives that are important to their organizations and reflect our values.

XPO LTL truck driving past wind turbines

Sustainability

We operate our business in a manner that demonstrates a high regard for the environment and the interests of our stakeholders. Sustainability is part of our blueprint for managing risk and reducing our carbon footprint. Our approach to sustainability – and, in fact, to all areas of the company – is one of continuous improvement based on innovation. 

 

We promote sustainability in our operations and corporate infrastructure for two reasons. First, it’s good business and the right thing to do. And second, it’s important to many of our stakeholders that we participate in the transition to a low-carbon economy. We collaborate with customers to create action plans that reduce emissions related to their supply chains through technology-enabled route optimization, load consolidation and process automation. 

 

View 2018 Sustainability Report