Crane Worldwide Logistics announces new CEO
31 / 07 / 2019
By Rachelle Harry
This week (Tuesday, July 30), Crane Worldwide Logistics announced the appointment of its new chief executive: Keith Winters.
Winters, the second CEO to be appointed in the company’s history, has replaced John Magee, who served as CEO for 11 years.
Winters has extensive industry knowledge and experience that includes eight years serving as chief operating officer for Crane Worldwide and his most recent role as CEO of Davaco, Inc (a company affiliated with Crane Capital Group, Inc).
“I am excited that our CEO successor has come internally as Keith exemplifies all of the great values we have built this company on,” stated Jim Crane, chairman of Crane Worldwide Logistics. “ I am grateful for everything John Magee has accomplished in the role and personally thank him for his commitment as one of our company founders. I am confident the transition will be smooth – our leadership team is solid, and we are looking forward to the future. “
Former CEO Magee, added: “I want to thank Jim Crane for having had the opportunity to build and lead Crane Worldwide.
“Winters is also one of our founders, who has played an integral role in launching the company. With him moving into the CEO position, I am confident our clients will experience no impact to their day to day service needs.”
Winters, whose appointment is effective immediately, commented: “I am honored to lead our team of over 1,800 employees into the next chapter of our growth and I look forward to working alongside our clients to continue to drive innovation within this industry.”