The board of directors at logistics provider OHL elected Scott McWilliams, currently chief executive officer, to the position of executive chairman of the board and selected Bert Irigoyen, current president and chief operating officer, as chief executive officer.
McWilliams, a 20 year veteran of OHL, will concentrate on strategic acquisitions and key client relationships. He served as OHL’s president from 1996-2001 and was appointed chief executive officer in 2001.
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Irigoyen joined OHL in 2006 working on corporate strategy and the integration of several acquisitions that were made in the U.S. and overseas. In 2007 he assumed the position of executive vice president and chief financial officer and implemented OHL’s multi-year strategy to increase its product portfolio and accelerate growth. In 2009 Irigoyen was selected as president and COO. Prior to OHL he was a managing director with Nightingale and Associates, a management consultancy firm and an EVP and CFO with Global Knowledge Networks, an industry leader in IT and business training.
“I am very excited about Bert accepting the CEO role,” said McWilliams. “He has the acumen, the knowledge and the energy to lead OHL through its next phase of growth.”
“I look forward to continuing to work closely with Scott to build on the great strategy and direction that we have already established,” said Irigoyen.
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