FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
David Souza Appointed Chief Financial Officer of CRST International, Inc.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (December 23, 2015) – CRST International, Inc., one of the largest privately-held transportation companies in the country, has named David Souza Chief Financial Officer. Souza’s appointment was part of a strategic succession plan in preparation for current CFO Wes Brackey’s transition to retirement.
Prior to joining CRST, Souza served as CFO for the Americas and Senior Vice President Internal Audit for CEVA Logistics where he had both domestic and international responsibilities. Souza began his career in public accounting at KPMG. He brings a wealth of knowledge to the role, with expertise in resolving complex challenges, developing strategy and implementing effective solutions.
“David’s wide-ranging experience in the transportation industry fits nicely with the needs of our finance operations,” said Dave Rusch, President and CEO of CRST International. “He has extensive expertise in corporate planning and strategy, leadership, multi-site management and strategic growth. He is a collaborative, forward thinking finance leader and we’re thrilled to have a professional of his stature on the CRST team.”
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CRST International, Inc
Cedar Rapids, Iowa–based CRST International, Inc. is one of the largest privately-held and most diversified transportation companies in the United States. Through its seven operating companies, CRST provides a broad array of transportation solutions, including expedited van, flatbed, dedicated services, brokerage, transportation management and high value product white glove moving services. CRST’s operating companies are made up of CRST Expedited, Inc., CRST Malone, Inc., CRST Dedicated Services, Inc., CRST Logistics, Inc., CRST Specialized Transportation, BESL Transportation and Pegasus Transportation. For more information, visit www.crst.com or call (800) 736-CRST (2778).