The US Headquartered global Supply Chain Solutions, transportation and logistics company, SEKO Logistics recently announced the appointment of Matthew Brown as Chief Financial Officer to deliver the next phase of SEKO’s global growth strategy.
Matthew brings with him over 25 years’ experience in international business and financial management and is an expert in accounting, finance and business strategy. He will be based in Chicago, Illinois at the SEKO Logistics headquarters and report to James Gagne, President & CEO of SEKO. His new role became available in August 2018 after the retirement of Dan Sarna.
In his previous roles, Matthew has served as Chief Financial Officer of SAE Towers in the power transmission industry and as President and Chief Financial Officer of technology company SUZOHAPP. Other roles include Executive Vice President, Latin America for one of the world’s largest mobile phone distributors, Brightpoint Inc. and a 6-year tenure at Ernst & Young.
Under his remit, Matthew will play an integral part in the expansion of SEKO’s global network including acquisitions and partnerships along with the addition of new services as they continue to build on their strong growth generated by their multi-award-winning transportation, logistics and fulfilment solutions.
President & CEO of SEKO, James Gagne had this to say about the new appointment and the retirement of Dan Sarna, “We wish Dan well in his retirement as he left a lasting impact and a secure financial future for SEKO as CFO for over 12 years. Matthew is a welcome addition to our executive team. Having lived and worked in Australia, Brazil and Mexico, he clearly understands the international market and what it takes to turn global challenges into new business opportunities. As we continue to grow all over the world and look at new investment and acquisition opportunities, he will provide the sound financial leadership and the experience we need to realize our goals as SEKO enters the next phase of our expansion beyond just organic growth.”