GREENWICH, Conn. - June 3, 2016 - XPO Logistics, Inc. (XPO) ("XPO") today announced that it has appointed Meghan Henson to the position of chief human resources officer. Effective immediately, Ms. Henson will lead the company`s global human resources organization.
Ms. Henson has 15 years of senior experience leading domestic and international human resources operations. She most recently served as chief human resources officer for the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies, a leading publicly traded property and casualty insurer, with global responsibility for workforce support in 54 countries.
Previously, over an eight-year tenure with PepsiCo, Ms. Henson 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.
Bradley Jacobs, chairman and chief executive officer of XPO Logistics, said, "Meghan is a seasoned innovator who understands our intense customer service culture. She has an impressive track record of integrating human resources functions with operational objectives. I`m very pleased to have Meghan with us at XPO."
About XPO Logistics, Inc.
XPO Logistics, Inc. (XPO) is a top ten global provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. The company provides services for truckload brokerage and transportation, last mile logistics, engineered supply chain solutions, high-value-add warehousing and distribution, ground and air expedite, less-than-truckload transportation, intermodal, drayage, managed transportation and global forwarding. XPO serves more than 50,000 customers with a highly integrated network of over 87,000 employees and 1,440 locations in 33 countries. XPO`s corporate headquarters is in Greenwich, Conn., USA, and its European headquarters is in Lyon, France. www.xpo.com
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