XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE Amex: XPO) today announced that Scott Malat has been appointed senior vice president–strategic planning, effective October 20, 2011. He will be responsible for advising on the company’s strategy and capital structure; analyzing potential acquisitions and other growth opportunities; and managing investor relations.
Mr. Malat was most recently with Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., where he served as senior equity research analyst covering the air, rail, trucking and shipping sectors. Prior to Goldman Sachs, Mr. Malat was an equity research analyst with UBS, and a strategy manager with JPMorgan Chase & Company.
Mr. Malat serves on the board of directors of the non-profit PSC Partners Seeking a Cure. He is a CFA charterholder and has a degree in statistics with a concentration in business management from Cornell University.
About XPO Logistics, Inc.Founded in 1989, XPO Logistics, Inc. is a non-asset-based, third-party logistics services provider that uses a network of relationships with ground, sea and air carriers to find the best transportation solutions for its customers. The company offers its services through three distinct business units: Express-1, Inc. (expedited transportation solutions); Concert Group Logistics, Inc. (domestic and international freight forwarding); and Bounce Logistics, Inc. (premium truckload brokerage). XPO Logistics serves more than 4,000 retail, commercial, manufacturing and industrial customers through six U.S. operations centers and 23 agent locations. www.xpocorporate.com