PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GlobalTranz Enterprises, Inc., a leading technology-driven freight management solution provider, today announced its CFO Renee Krug has been named a finalist for CFO of the Year by the Arizona Chapter of Financial Executives International (FEI), just weeks after receiving the Finance Monthly CFO Award and being named a CFO of the Year finalist by the Phoenix Business Journal.
The FEI Arizona Chapter CFO of the Year award honors executives for outstanding performance as corporate financial stewards. Since 1931, FEI has been acknowledged globally as the leading organization for senior-level financial executives. Krug was recognized for leading GlobalTranz to achieve record-setting financial growth and profitability in 2016. Additionally, she spearheaded several of the company’s social responsibility initiatives and ongoing professional development opportunities for employees.
“It is an incredible honor to be recognized by my peers and industry leaders worldwide,” said Krug, chief financial officer of GlobalTranz. “I share this honor with the entire GlobalTranz team. I’m inspired daily by the great work we continue to do for our customers, employees and the communities we serve.”
Krug also received Finance Monthly’s CFO Award, which celebrates the success, innovation, vision and outstanding work carried out by financial executives around the globe. Finance Monthly honored Krug for her achievements in leading GlobalTranz to deliver superior financial business performance over the past 12 months, leadership role in the acquisition of Logistics Planning Services and for effectively preparing GlobalTranz for future growth.
In addition to her recognition by the Arizona Chapter of FEI and Finance Monthly, Krug was named a CFO of the Year finalist by the Phoenix Business Journal C-Suite Awards. The CFO of the Year award recognizes Phoenix’s top C-level finance executives for their outstanding professional performance and commitment to their organizations and the Phoenix community.
“Renee is the rare CFO who combines financial expertise with strategic vision and superior operating capability,” said Bob Farrell, CEO, GlobalTranz. “Renee’s leadership has been instrumental in helping GlobalTranz achieve market leading organic and acquired growth. The recognition is well deserved!”
As CFO of GlobalTranz, Krug is responsible for all areas of finance, treasury, accounting, procurement and human resources. Krug also provides strategic vision, champions process improvement, drives margin improvements, implements cost reduction initiatives, and develops programs benefiting GlobalTranz’ employees, their families and the communities they serve.
Krug brings 20 years of executive leadership and 10-plus years of transportation industry experience. Prior to joining GlobalTranz, Krug was CFO and EVP of Clear Channel Outdoor North America, as well as Vice President of Finance & Corporate Procurement at Swift Transportation. Krug earned an Executive MBA from Arizona State University and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Indiana University. Krug also completed the Wharton CFO Leadership program in 2013.
GlobalTranz is a technology-driven freight brokerage company specializing in LTL, full truckload, third-party logistics and expedited shipping services. GlobalTranz is leading the market in innovative logistics technology that optimizes the efficiency of freight movement and matches shipper demand and carrier capacity in near real-time. Leveraging its extensive freight agent network, GlobalTranz has emerged as a fast-growing market leader with a customer base of over 25,000 shippers. In 2017, Transport Topics ranked GlobalTranz as the 13th largest freight brokerage firm in the U.S. For more information, visit www.globaltranz.com and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @globaltranz.