Globe Express Names Hankins EVPJanuary 29, 2013
Logistics company Globe Express Services has named Steve Hankins executive vice president, chief financial officer and chief information officer.
Hankins reports to Michael Hughes, company president and CEO.
Prior to joining Globe Express, Hankins was with Tyson Foods for 21 years where he managed all aspects of finance and IT.
"Steve has experience in the capital markets, lead acquisitions, integrations and major transformations in the corporate finance, accounting and technology sectors," Hughes said. "He's built a sterling reputation of achieving dramatic improvements in process efficiency and increased productivity across all sectors of the business, including warehouse management, distribution and transportation. Most importantly, Steve shares my philosophy that we have a stewardship responsibility to grow our business, to be innovative and to provide unparalleled service to our customers."
Prior to becoming CFO of Tyson Foods, Hankins served the company as CIO, responsible for IT strategy, network optimization, operations, telecommunications and shared services. In this role, he led a global SAP implementation and dramatically improved operational processes supported by technology. More recently, Mr. Hankins established an IT consulting firm focused on providing high-end IT consulting and infrastructure management to small and medium-sized businesses, including applying the latest strategies to build flexible and expandable IT platforms, including cloud computing, business intelligence, GPS enabled technologies and IT enabled technology solutions.
"I'm thrilled to join Globe Express and look forward to enhancing the IT and financial processes of this growing organization," Hankins said. "By expanding on our global footprint, adopting a One Company-One Team approach, focusing on our customers' needs, continuously innovating, and implementing a tight internal control environment and governance framework, I'm confident we'll be successful in taking this company to the next level."