Michael Hughes to head Globe Express Services overseas group
Furniture Today Staff -- Furniture Today, October 24, 2012
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Globe Express Services, a global logistics services provider with expertise in the home furnishings industry, has named Michael C. Hughes president and CEO of its overseas group.
The current head of the overseas group, Ziad Korban, will remain a member of the board of directors.
Hughes most recently worked in the food, drink and consumer goods sector of KPMG, where he managed relationships with the firm's global clients. During his 14 years at the company, he also oversaw global audit, tax and management consulting services for Kraft Foods and Johnson Controls. Before joining KPMG, he spent 23 years as a senior finance executive with Coca-Cola.
In his new role, he will also be a board member at Globe Express Services and will work with the board and company executives to oversee strategy and growth opportunities.
"Michael brings a wealth of experience gained over 35 years of working with growth-oriented companies, enabling those companies to achieve a higher level of performance through acquisition and integration, IT enabled transformation, risk management and good governance, and greater efficiencies in their global processes," GES Chairman Baha'a Hariri said in a statement.