IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Neovia Logistics, a leading global supplier of logistics services, announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed Christopher (Chris) Synek as Chief Executive Officer effective April 12, 2021. Synek will succeed current Chief Executive Officer Pat Olney and lead the company forward as it pursues its strategy of delivering superior operational results for customers.
Synek has an extensive leadership background in logistics and operations management, with a proven track record of growth, customer commitment, employee engagement, and operational excellence.
“The Board of Directors and I believe that under Chris’ leadership, Neovia will continue to strengthen operational performance and grow with our customers,” said Olney.
Synek served most recently as President, Transportation North America, at XPO Logistics.
Olney will continue to serve on the Neovia Board of Directors and will work closely with Synek during his transition. “We are very grateful for Pat’s contributions as CEO and have great confidence in Chris and Neovia’s management team as we continue forward,” said Nani Falco Beccalli, Neovia’s Board Chair.
Synek’s immediate focus will be working with Neovia leadership to execute the company’s long-term business strategy and drive profitable growth.
“I want to thank Pat for building an outstanding management team and for his continued commitment to Neovia,” Synek said. “I am excited and humbled to lead this amazing organization, and I look forward to working closely with everyone at Neovia and our customers around the world.”
About Neovia Logistics
Neovia is a global leader in third-party logistics, operating more than 100 facilities in 20 countries across four continents. For over 30 years, Neovia has combined an OEM mindset with real-world innovation to partner with, and solve complex logistics challenges for, leading companies in the automotive, industrial, aerospace and consumer products sectors.