DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ —
Hub Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: HUBG), one of the nation’s leading freight transportation management companies, announced today the appointment of Donald G. Maltby to Chief Supply Chain Officer, in charge of the Hub Supply Chain Solutions division. In this role Maltby will lead our Unyson Logistics, Hub Highway and Custom Capacity Services businesses. As the leader of the newly created Hub Supply Chain Solutions division, Maltby will have responsibility for developing customized cost-effective solutions for Hub Group’s customers.
“A key element of our business strategy is to drive profitable growth by means of delivering an integrated multi-modal solution to our customers,” said David P. Yeager, Hub Group Chairman and CEO. “We see tremendous opportunity to further align our portfolio of supply-chain services around our customers. This will require talented senior executives to set strategy and coordinate execution between our lines of business.”
With extensive experience in the Transportation and Logistics industry, Maltby held a variety of executive positions before joining Hub Group in 1990. In 2004 Maltby took over the Logistics arm of Hub Group and since then established Unyson Logistics as an award winning transportation management solutions provider with over $750 million in freight spend under management.
“I am thrilled about an opportunity that has so much growth potential,” said Maltby, “I am looking forward to working with a great team of people to expand our supply-chain leadership and drive innovations across our whole portfolio.”
Hub Group also announced the appointment of David Porter as Executive Vice President of Unyson Logistics. Porter started his career with Hub Group in 1988 in sales and progressed through various roles including Regional Vice President of Sales for the West region and, most recently, Vice President of Custom Capacity Services. His many accomplishments include building Hub Group’s West Coast presence, as well as launching and developing Custom Capacity Services to handle multi-modal brokerage operations.
“I am excited about the new roles that both Donald and David will be assuming at Hub Group,” commented Mark A. Yeager, Hub Group Vice Chairman, President and COO. “As a leading transportation provider, this change allows us to greatly enhance our ability to design, implement and execute innovative solutions for our customers.”
About Hub Group
Hub Group, Inc. is a leading asset light freight transportation management company providing comprehensive intermodal, truck brokerage and logistics services. The Company operates through a network of offices throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. For more information, visit www.hubgroup.com
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