MIAMI (April 13, 2016) - Flagler Global Logistics today announced the appointment of logistics industry veteran David Bouchard as President of Flagler Global Logistics (FGL), a leading integrated supply chain management solutions provider. With more than 30 years of experience in strategic planning, operations and sales spanning across international markets for the food, retail, high-tech, retail, automotive and consumer industries, Bouchard will lead FGL's operations and expansion. He will be based at the company's headquarters in Miami, Florida.
"Flagler Global Logistics has established itself as an industry leader and innovator in the logistics and perishables business, delivering high-quality products with longer shelf life," said Vincent Signorello, President and CEO of Florida East Coast Industries, parent company of FGL. "David brings the right balance of leadership, ingenuity and experience needed to drive the company's growth."
Bouchard most recently served as Chief Executive Officer of DB Schenker Logistics for the Americas, one of the largest integrated logistics service providers in the nation. During Bouchard's tenure as CEO, DB Schenker enjoyed double-digit growth in revenues and oversaw more than 8,000 employees across the Americas.
In his new role, Bouchard will use this experience to elevate FGL into its next phase of innovative leadership. "We plan to expand our operations and value-add services on a global scale, strategically positioning the company to build a nationally recognized brand and solidify its position as a leading 3PL services company in the perishables industry," said Bouchard.
Prior to joining DB Schenker, Bouchard spent 22 years with Ryder System Inc. In his tenure with Ryder, Bouchard's roles included leading the international division, corporate strategy, leading high-tech and industrial business segments, dedicated contract carriage and transportation management businesses and a commercial leasing and rental region.
Bouchard holds an MBA from Temple University and a BA in Humanities from Providence College.
About Flagler Global Logistics
Flagler Global Logistics is a leader in the cold chain perishables business focused on delivering customized services to clients seeking high-quality products with longer shelf life. Flagler Global Logistics provides state-of-the-art, environmentally sustainable and safe fumigation services, along with value-add services from quality repacking to labeling and consolidation services; aided by seamless transportation coordination. Headquartered in Coral Gables, Fla., FGL is a wholly owned subsidiary of Florida East Coast Industries, LLC. For more information, visit www.flaglergl.com.
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