OHL Promotes Executives From Within

Jan 18, 2013, 12:33 ET from OHL

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., Jan. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OHL announced the promotions of Eric Douglas to CIO, Hoyt Fitzsimmons to EVP of Human Resources and the Strategic Project Office, and Mike Honious to Executive Vice President within OHL Contract Logistics. 

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"I am really pleased to communicate the promotions of Eric, Hoyt and Mike," commented Randy Curran.  "All three have made significant contributions to OHL during their tenure here.  OHL has a solid succession process in place and great depth of management throughout the organization."

Eric Douglas joined OHL in December of 2011 to create and manage the Strategic Project Office.  Eric has over 16 years of experience in the technology space with executive level responsibilities in Information Technology, engineering, program management, network planning and operations.   Prior to OHL Eric was Chief Technology Officer at Callis Communications and Vice President of Engineering at Deltacom.  Eric has an undergraduate degree from Colorado State University and a Masters degree from the University of St. Andrews. 

Hoyt Fitzsimmons joined OHL in April of 2012 as SVP of Operations within OHL Contract Logistics.  Hoyt has substantial experience in executive roles across the industrial and manufacturing sectors as well in lean manufacturing, productivity management, and start-up operations.  Prior to OHL, Hoyt was most recently President of Taylor-Wharton Cryogenics & Cylinders.  Prior to Taylor-Wharton, he was Executive Vice President and General Manager for Thermadyne Holdings.   He holds a Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of Tennessee. 

Mike Honious joined OHL in November of 2005. His new responsibilities include Solutions, Engineering, Implementations and the southeast operations of OHL Contract Logistics.  Over his career at OHL he oversaw various responsibilities including North American contract logistics, global engineering, operational excellence, and the forklift company Material Handling Resources.  Prior to joining OHL, he spent thirteen years with Gap Inc. serving in various management capacities including Senior Director of Campus Operations.  He earned a BS degree in Industrial Engineering Technology from the University of Dayton.

About OHL

OHL is one of the largest 3PLs in the world, providing integrated global supply chain management solutions including transportation, warehousing, customs brokerage, freight forwarding, and import and export consulting services. OHL operates more than 130 value-added distribution centers, offers comprehensive transportation management services, employs nearly 7,000, and has offices worldwide. OHL has expertise in direct-to-consumer fulfillment, serves a wide range of business sectors from specialty retail to manufacturing, and specializes in the apparel, electronics, printing, food and beverage, and consumer packaged goods industries. www.ohl.com

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