Aris Kekedjian joins board of directors at XPO Logistics
XPO Logistics has appointed Aris Kekedjian to its board of directors. Kekedjian joins the board as an independent director of the company. XPO’s board now consists of nine directors, eight of whom are independent.
Bradley Jacobs, chairman and chief executive officer of XPO Logistics, said, “Kekedjian has three decades of Fortune 20 experience, and has executed M&A transactions with a combined value of over USD 300 billion." Kekedjian’s expertise spans 30 years with the General Electric Company, where he most recently served as chief investment officer from 2016 to 2019.
During this time, he was instrumental in the USD 30 billion merger between GE Oil & Gas and Baker Hughes, which combined industrial service operations in 120 countries. Kekedjian currently advises global companies on finance and M&A strategies. He holds a degree in finance and international business from Concordia University in Montreal (Canada). (mw)