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XPO Logistics’ CFO, John Hardig Steps Down
XPO Logistics (NYSE: XPO) has announced that John Hardig will step down as CFO on Aug. 15. Hardig will remain available to the company in an advisory capacity through Sept.15. Sarah Glickman, SVP of corporate finance, will assume the role of acting CFO.
“I’m immensely grateful to John for helping us grow XPO into a $15 billion company over the last six-and-a-half years,” said Bradley Jacobs, chairman and CEO. “John’s legacy at XPO is one of integrity and accomplishment. We wish him the very best.”
Hardig has served as XPO’s first CFO since February 2012 and is leaving to spend more time with his family. He said, “My years on the XPO executive team have been the most fulfilling of my career. I’m particularly proud of the world-class finance organization we built and the talented leaders who are immersed in our strategy. It was a difficult decision to leave, but now is the right time for me to focus on my family.”
Glickman’s more than 25 years of senior finance experience include her position as chief financial officer of business services for Novartis, and executive roles with Honeywell International and Bristol-Myers Squibb. During her 11 years with Honeywell, she served as chief financial officer of the fluorine products business unit, as global head of internal audit and as director of finance operations. With Bristol-Myers Squibb, she had senior responsibility for corporate controllers and accounting, financial controls and compliance. Glickman began her career at PricewaterhouseCoopers. She is a CPA and a Chartered Accountant with a degree in economics from the University of York (UK).
The company is conducting an executive search for its next CFO and has retained the firm of Russell Reynolds Associates to assist in the process.