Nashville, TN, January 25, 2006 --(PR.com
)-- Ozburn-Hessey Logistics (OH Logistics, www.ohlogistics.com) recently added Shad Weaver to its executive leadership group as vice president of acquisitions. In this newly created role, Weaver will identify acquisition opportunities for OH Logistics and lead the company's execution and implementation processes.
"We are delighted to welcome Shad to the team," said Scott McWilliams, CEO of OH Logistics. "His expertise in successful acquisitions and integrations will complement our organic growth plans. Several strategic investments will expand the OH Logistics network and allow us greater opportunities to provide value-added services to our clients."
"Shad is a valuable addition to OH Logistics and brings strong competencies to our aggressive growth initiatives," said Dave Gordon, executive vice president of business development. "Growing our company means we can offer more value to our clients."
"I am looking forward to working with the great team at OH Logistics," commented Shad. "Very rarely does an opportunity exist to help a company that has been in business for over half a century make radical changes through growth and integration. The supply chain management industry is extremely dynamic and it is exciting to be part of the transformation."
Prior to joining OH Logistics, Shad was vice president with Claritas Capital. Previously to that, he worked with Hewlett-Packard as a program manager and with Merrill Lynch & Company as a financial analyst in mergers and acquisitions.
Shad earned an MBA from Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University and a BA from Princeton University. He is an alumnus of Montgomery Bell Academy in Nashville.
About OH Logistics (www.ohlogistics.com)
Based in Tennessee, Ozburn-Hessey Logistics is one of the nation's largest privately held 3PLs, serving Fortune 1500 companies with strategically-placed, multi-client warehouse campuses as well as numerous dedicated facilities. The company serves the food service consolidation, industrial, electronic & high tech, pharmaceutical & medical, health and beauty, and consumer products industries. OH Logistics provides services including fulfillment, e-commerce fulfillment, service parts management, return logistics, cross-docking and pool distribution. The company operates over 20 million square feet of warehouse space nationwide, offers complete transportation management of parcel, LTL and TL shipments, and employs over 3,000.
OH Logistics can be reached at (877) 401-6400 or on the web at www.ohlogistics.com.