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XPO has named the head of the finance department of the RXO brokerage

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XPO Logistics announced this on Wednesday appointed CFO for a planned brokerage spinoff, RXO. The company said Jamie Harris will join XPO on Sept. 26 as CFO of its North American transportation division, taking over as RXO’s chief financial officer following the completion of the separation.

Harris brings 35 years of B2B experience to the platform, most recently as CFO and Treasurer of SPX Technologies (NYSE: SPX), a manufacturer and supplier of infrastructure equipment. Harris’ previous positions include CFO and interim CEO at Elevate Textiles and CFO at Coca-Cola’s (NYSE: KO) the largest independent franchisee in the United States, Coca-Cola Consolidated.

Harris will report recently named RXO CEO Drew Wilkerson, who is currently president of XPO (NYSE: XPO) North American transport unit.

Photo: Jamie Harris. Source: XPO

XPO also announced Wednesday that David Murray has joined XPO effective immediately as vice president of shared financial services. Murray will serve as RXO’s treasurer and will continue to lead overall financial services following the completion of the spin-off.

Murray most recently worked for automotive component and systems supplier IAC Group as head of financial planning and analysis.

“In Jamie, we have a veteran CFO who will align our financial strategy with our rapid growth, while David adds key strengths,” Wilkerson said. “Our RXO C-suite is now almost complete. I am very pleased with the strong management team we have assembled to move our brokerage business toward our planned spin-off.”

In recent weeks, XPO announced chief legal officer and communications chief officers for RXO.

The planned spin-off will create two North American pure-play industry leaders for their respective verticals: an asset-based services provider (XPO) and a technology-enabled brokerage platform (RXO).

The separation is expected to be completed in the fourth quarter.

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