Appleton, WI (PRWEB) July 14, 2011
WOW Logistics, a leader in warehousing and distribution, announced the hiring of Howard Kamerer as President & CEO. Howard comes to WOW from Kamerer Consulting in the greater Chicago area where he has held the position of CEO since 2007. Prior to launching his own consulting firm, Kamerer was President & CEO of Startec Global Communications, President of Allied Telesys, and CEO & Founder of RedEye Networks. Howard brings to WOW a vast experience of nearly 20 years in several areas that include executive management and leadership, sales and marketing, operations, technology and organizational development.
Howard Kamerer will be the first President in company history that is not from one of the owners’ families. He is succeeding Matt Oswald, who has been with WOW since 2004. Matt is relocating to the East Coast to be closer to his wife’s family. He will continue as an advisor to the leadership team for at least one year to ensure a smooth transition and to explore growth opportunities on the East Coast for WOW. Oswald will retain his position on the Board of Directors for WOW Logistics.
Matt Oswald states “WOW was blessed to have over 500 candidates from a national search, and Howard was the perfect fit. I’m eager to get started with the transition and know Howard is the right person to take WOW to the next level.”
Howard Kamerer adds, "I'm extremely excited to join the WOW Logistics team. The company has a deeply rooted passion and history for customer service which I embrace enthusiastically. WOW has developed an exceptional company culture and has a solid foundation for the future. Together, we will continue to relentlessly focus on strategic growth by delivering innovative solutions”.
Additional information on Howard Kamerer can be found at http://www.linkedin.com/in/howardkamerer.
About WOW Logistics
Headquartered in Appleton, Wisconsin, WOW is a nationally recognized leader in the third-party logistics industry. In nearly 35 years, WOW has grown from a single 108,000 square foot warehouse to 7 million square feet encompassing 23 warehouse locations in three states. In addition to public and contract warehousing, WOW offers a vast array of value-added solutions including Transportation Management Services, Cheese Financing Programs, 3PL Consulting and Build-to-Suit options. WOW distribution centers offer multi-temperature ambient, refrigerated and freezer storage. Learn more at http://www.wowlogistics.com.