Ozburn-Hessey Logistics
Ozburn-Hessey Logistics

Ozburn-Hessey Logistics Adds John J. Hafferty, Jr. as CFO of International Services Division and Announces Key Promotion and Additional Team Members for Corporate Finance

Ozburn-Hessey Logistics (OH Logistics) recently hired John J. Hafferty, Jr. as CFO of its International Services group. OH Logistics also hired several additional people in the corporate finance department.

Brentwood, TN, October 19, 2007 --(PR.com)-- Ozburn-Hessey Logistics (OH Logistics) recently hired John J. Hafferty, Jr. as CFO of its International Services group. In this newly-created role, Hafferty will oversee the financial strategy of the supply chain management company's international services division.

Prior to joining OH Logistics, Hafferty was senior vice president of corporate strategy and development for Schenker Americas. He was instrumental in Schenker's successful acquisition and integration of BAX Global Services. Hafferty also served in various senior-level positions at UPS, where he worked for 12 years.

“John brings an incredible amount of global experience to our company, specifically to the finance group,” commented Bert Irigoyen, CFO of OH Logistics. “He will be a tremendous asset as we continue to enhance our global service offering and expand our international network.”

“As we continue to execute our expansion strategy, it is vitally important to our clients and our company that we expand our executive team with people like John, who have diverse experience,” said Mick Fountain, President and CEO of Barthco International, a division of OH Logistics. “We are delighted to have John join us as we lead the company to a more prominent role in the global marketplace.”

“I am very pleased to join such a dynamic company,” said Hafferty. “OH Logistics' growth during its 56-year history and particularly during the last few years has been phenomenal. I look forward to working with the team as we continue to expand the company.”

Hafferty has a B.S. in business administration from Kansas State University and is a CPA. He has had several articles published in various supply chain publications, enjoys coaching youth sports and works on community projects for various non-profit agencies.

OH Logistics also hired several additional people in the corporate finance department, including Lynette Miller in a new position of assistant treasurer. Miller was previously Treasurer of Altec Capital Services and also has experience with O'Neal Steel, Birmingham Steel and Price Waterhouse Coopers. Miller is a CPA. Lynora McPeters joined OH Logistics as corporate controller. McPeters has experience at Jacuzzi Brands, Logan's Roadhouse, Office Depot and Ernst & Young. McPeters is a CPA. Jennifer Batey was promoted from division controller - transportation to a new position of billing director. She has been with the company for 8 years. Greg Lemon joined the company as division controller - transportation. Lemon was previously employed by Pulte Homes as a division controller, has experience with Ernst & Young and is a CPA.

About OH Logistics (www.ohlogistics.com)

Based in Tennessee, Ozburn-Hessey Logistics is one of the largest privately held 3PLs, providing supply chain management solutions including international and domestic transportation, warehousing, customs brokerage, freight forwarding, and import and export consulting services. The company offers fulfillment, e-commerce fulfillment, service parts management, return logistics, network optimization, cross docking, and pool distribution. OH Logistics consists of three divisions--International Services, Contract Logistics and Transportation Services. The company operates over 100 value-added distribution centers and offers complete transportation management services domestically and internationally. OH Logistics serves the food service consolidation; industrial; electronic and high-tech; health and beauty; consumer products; and many other industries and employs over 5,000.

OH Logistics can be reached at (877) 401-6400 or on the web at www.ohlogistics.com.

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