CRST International, Inc. announces leadership changes
CRST International, Inc., has announced a change in two executives roles within the organization. Mike Gannon, currently President of CRST Expedited, Inc., CRST Dedicated Services, Inc., and Lincoln Sales & Service, has been named President – Specialized Services Group. In this role, Gannon will oversee all acquisition activity, new product lines as well as the company’s current product lines of CRST Dedicated Services, Inc. , CRST Malone, Inc ., and Lincoln Sales & Service.
Gannon has been with CRST International, Inc. for 27 years, holding his most recent role for four years. Prior to that, Gannon held the roles of President – CRST Malone and various other operational roles.
Recently hired to oversee CRST Expedited, Inc. will be John Labrie, a senior executive formerly with Con-Way, Inc., out of Ann Arbor, Mich. In Labrie’s role he will oversee the dry truckload company, CRST Expedited, Inc. Mr. Labrie begins his role with the organization on January 3, 2011. Labrie, an accomplished executive with more than 20 years experience in the transportation business most recently held the role of President - Con-Way Freight.
”With our current aggressive growth plans, it was imperative that we have talented and seasoned executives to focus both on our current product lines, as well as development of new product lines through strategic acquisitions,” said Dave Rusch, CRST International, Inc. President and CEO. “This new shift in leadership places two extremely talented individuals in key roles for the organization – focusing on growing our existing truckload business, as well as targeting niche markets to acquire.“