XPO Logistics is organizing a conference on women in leadership to
GREENWICH, Connecticut, November 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE: XPO), a leading provider of freight transportation services, held its inaugural Women in Leadership conference in Atlanta from November 17-19. The event is part of XPO RISE, the company’s executive training program for high-potential female executives.
The company launched XPO RISE this year to increase the gender diversity of its top talent in North America. The 18 women selected for the program represent a range of management functions within XPO, including technology, sales operations, project management and customer service. All attended the Women in Leadership Conference.
Guest speakers included leaders of XPO LaQuenta Jacobs, head of diversity; Tanya Stokoe, Senior Vice President, Talent Acquisition and Corporate Human Resources; Stacey Woods, Senior Vice President, Human Resources Operations; and Emily Phillips, VP of Advanced Solutions and Chair of the XPO Sustainability Committee. The opening speech was delivered by Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., a global thought leader in corporate leadership and corporate culture.
Taylor, who joined the XPO board earlier this year, told attendees, “You have to lead the narrative of who you are, instead of trying to react to the narrative that others create about you. But don’t start the conversation with how awesome you are. People are drawn to humility.
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About XPO Logistics
XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE: XPO) is a leading provider of freight transportation services, primarily truck brokerage and partial loads (LTL). XPO uses its proprietary technology, including state-of-the-art XPO Connect® automated freight market, to efficiently move goods through supply chains. The company’s global network serves 50,000 shippers with 756 locations and approximately 42,000 employees, and is headquartered in Greenwich, Connecticut, United States. Visit xpo.com for more information and connect with XPO on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and Youtube.