John Pratt will join TFI International Inc.’s board of directors, effective October 25, 2022. Pratt is the retired chair of Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s Global Industrials Investment Banking Group and was also the head of Bank of America’s Investment Banking office in Chicago. He has more than 30 years of investment banking experience including extensive M&A transactions and has served on multiple boards of both private corporations and non-profit organizations. Pratt graduated from Northwestern University with a BA in Political Science and Economics, and from the Kellogg School of Management with an MBA.
XPO Logistics, Inc. has announced that Mario Harik will succeed Brad Jacobs as chief executive officer of XPO and join the board of directors following XPO’s planned spin-off of its brokerage platform in the fourth quarter. Jacobs will remain with XPO as executive chair, and will become non-executive chair of the spin-off. Harik has also been named president, less-than-truckload (LTL) effective immediately, after serving as acting LTL president since October 2021.
Carter Intralogistics, a provider of warehouse automation products and solutions, has appointed Warren Phillips as president. Phillips brings more than 20 years of leadership experience in the intralogistics industry. He most recently spent four years at Resideo in a leadership position focused on change management. Before that, he spent nine years at Bell and Howell as vice-president of sales.
Stord has appointed Tom Barone as its first president and chief commercial officer. Barone brings more than 20 years in the e-commerce industry focused on technology and supply chain – including senior executive roles at CommerceHub and Radial. As vice-president of North American operations business for eBay Enterprise, he was responsible for a $700M fulfillment, transportation, customer care, and omnichannel software business. Barone earned an MBA from Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University.