AIT Worldwide Logistics welcomes Richard Lee as vice president of global PMO and contract logistics

Published on: Jan 03, 2024

New role will help refine acquisition integrations, resource management strategies

ITASCA, IL (Jan. 3, 2024) – AIT Worldwide Logistics, a leader in global supply chain solutions, is pleased to welcome freight forwarding industry veteran Richard Lee, who has joined the organization as vice president of global project management office (PMO) and contract logistics. 

In this new role, Lee will apply his decades of industry experience by focusing on strategic, efficient resource management services, while also streamlining the process to integrate recently acquired companies. He reports to Chief Business Officer, Greg Weigel. 

“As AIT continues to expand our footprint across the globe, both organically and via acquisition, Rick’s extensive background and his visionary approach to consultative contract logistics relationships make him a valuable addition to our leadership team,” Weigel said. “We are confident his guidance will help the company continue to deliver increasingly beneficial solutions to our customers.” 

Across leadership positions with CEVA Logistics, SEKO Logistics and Avaya, Lee has a proven track record of collaboration, strategic planning, seamless acquisitions, and development of customized, integrated solutions for a diverse array of sectors and regions.  

Lee said he believes his deep supply chain experience – including an extensive quality management background, more than two decades of global contract logistics experience, and support for more than a dozen acquisition integrations in a span of just three years – will bring value to AIT’s vast global network. 

“I’m excited to work alongside the industry leaders here at AIT and look forward to collaborating across operations and borders,” Lee said. “With AIT still expanding into new markets around the world, this role is a great opportunity to help extend and build upon the company’s mission to earn customers’ trust by delivering quality driven, exceptional solutions.” 

Lee studied business at the University of New Haven in West Haven, Connecticut. Based out of AIT’s global headquarters in Itasca, Illinois, he enjoys woodworking, cooking and playing golf in his spare time. 

To download a headshot of Mr. Lee please visit AIT’s Media Center
 

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