July 26, 2017 3:45 PM, EDT

XPO Hires Christopher Synek as President of North American Transportation Division

Chris SynekXPO Logistics

XPO Logistics has hired Christopher Synek as president of transportation in North America, running the brokerage, expedited trucking, intermodal marketing, drayage and global forwarding businesses.

Synek will report to Chief Operating Officer Troy Cooper.

He joins XPO after he was CEO at Tervita Corp., an industrial environmental services provider with more than $6 billion in annual revenue. He previously served in senior leadership positions for more than a decade with Republic Services, Inc., a waste management leader with more than $9 billion in annual revenue.

“Chris has an impressive history of galvanizing operations across multiple service offerings. His skills align perfectly with our results-oriented culture,” Cooper said.

XPO ranks No. 3 in the Transport Topics list of the top 100 for-hire carriers in North America.