Daniel DeSoto appointed president of Suddath Global Logistics

The Suddath Companies announces a key addition to its executive leadership team with the appointment of Daniel DeSoto as president of Suddath Global Logistics (SGL).

DeSoto brings more than 30 years experience in third-party logistics (3PL) services including international freight forwarding, domestic transportation and freight management, warehousing, distribution and fulfillment, as well as more complex supply chain management both domestically and globally. DeSoto will complement the existing executive team as The Suddath Companies continue to focus on growth and expansion of key business areas to strengthen their service portfolio, operational effectiveness and profitability.

"We welcome Dan’s experience and leadership to the team. His 3PL background and proven track record make him ideally suited to lead the next phase of growth and success for our logistics business,” said Michael J. Brannigan, executive vice president and chief operating officer of The Suddath Companies.

“I look forward to joining Suddath Global Logistics at such a transformative time and working with our dedicated employees to bring new levels of innovation, customer service and value to the marketplace,” said DeSoto.

DeSoto is a veteran of the logistics industry and his work portfolio includes all aspects of operations, business development, product development, financial management, talent development, information technology and strategic planning.