Frank Lonegro Named CEO at Landstar, Succeeding Jim Gattoni
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Lonegro was approved by the company board of directors and is expected to assume the leadership role effective Feb. 2. Gattoni will continue to lead the company until it holds its fourth-quarter earnings conference call, scheduled for the day before. Lonegro is also expected to take over his seat on the company board.
“Frank’s broad financial, operational and technology leadership at large, publicly traded organizations make for an outstanding fit at Landstar,” Landstar Chairman Diana Murphy said. “The board is delighted to welcome Frank and his impressive record of achievement to Landstar. On behalf of the independent members of the board, I also want to express tremendous appreciation to Jim for his leadership of Landstar and partnership with all of us.”
Lonegro has been executive vice president of Beacon Building Products since April 2020. Before that, he was with CSX for 19 years.
Gattoni plans to transition to the role of special adviser to the CEO before his anticipated retirement in July 2024.
“I am honored to follow in Jim’s footsteps and to further build on the company’s tremendous legacy of success,” Lonegro said. “It is my privilege to guide Landstar into the future as we write the next chapters in Landstar’s impressive story.”
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