23 December 2013
Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPD) said its board of directors unanimously elected executive vice president and chief information officer Jeffrey S. Musser, 47, as director, president and chief executive officer to succeed Peter J. Rose, 70, as chief executive officer, effective March 1, 2014.
The company had previously announced that a CEO Selection Committee comprised of independent members of the board of directors had been formed to select Rose´s replacement from among a list of qualified internal candidates identified in consultation with Rose and the company´s executive leadership.
Expeditors is a global logistics company headquartered in Seattle, Washington. The company employs trained professionals in 188 full-service offices and numerous satellite locations located on six continents linked into a seamless worldwide network through an integrated information management system.