Romulus-headquartered United Road Services have announced the appointment of David M. Gann as chief financial officer, effective Jan. 2.
Having previously served as vice president of investor relations and communications at Metaldyne Performance Group Inc. (“MPG”), and as the director of finance for MPG’s Metaldyne reporting segment, he is now responsible for all financial management including regulatory compliance, bank reporting, treasury, accounting, tax, and risk management of United Road.
“David’s financial expertise – plus his global supplier experience – will be a great asset to United Road’s disciplined growth trajectory,” says Kathleen McCann, chairman and CEO of United Road. “He has strong private equity and transactional experience and a track record of successfully managing financial operations for multiple entities.
“United Road’s goal is to be the supplier and employer of choice in the finished vehicle logistics industry. As United Road builds capacity for further growth we are fortunate to have David on our leadership team.”
United Road is a provider of finished vehicle transport and logistics in North America moving more than three million new, remarketed, and specialty vehicles annually. The company serves 10,000-plus diverse customers – including manufacturers, retailers, finance and leasing companies, rental agencies, auctions, web-based logistics firms, and individuals. United Road’s national network includes over 1,700 employees and over 2,500 company-owned and dedicated independent vehicle carriers operating out of over 75 locations throughout the US and Canada. United Road Services, Inc. is a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group.