USCO Logistics Names New VP of operations administration

by Canadian Shipper

USCO Logistics has promoted Douglas S. Brown to Vice President, Operations Administration, with primary responsibility for real estate activities, major purchasing initiatives and contract and business administration for the company’s largest customer.

USCO Logistics says Brown will also be involved with the coordination and facilitation of business negotiations to ensure organizational resources are aligned to drive growth and profitability.

Brown joined USCO Logistics in 1995 as corporate counsel. In 1999, he was named Director of Legal Services and was promoted to Director of Corporate Operations and Legal Affairs in 2002.

His legal career started 13 years ago in law school as a clerk with a small Bethesda, Md., firm in appellate practice and general litigation. After graduation he joined Tyler, Cooper & Alcorn in Stamford, Conn., maintaining a general practice in commercial transactions, real estate, banking, foreclosure and commercial litigation.

Brown’s experience includes leading professional associations and has just finished as chair of the Corporate Counsel Section of the Connecticut Bar Association (CBA). As well, he is a founding member and vice chairman of the Emerging Leaders Council of the International Warehouse Logistics Association and serves on the Board of Governors for The Farms Country Club in Wallingford, Conn.

He graduated from Syracuse University School of Management with degrees in finance and managerial statistics. He received his J.D. cum laude from The American University, Washington College of Law. He is admitted to practice in Connecticut and New Jersey. He and his wife, Kerry, live with their three children in Cheshire.

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