Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) November 21, 2012
Samuel Shapiro & Company, Inc., a 97-year old logistics leader, recently announced the addition of C. Walter Starr as Chief Financial Officer at its headquarters in Baltimore, MD.
Starr joins Shapiro with more than 25 years of experience in accounting, finance, and management serving in a variety of high level corporate roles including CFO, VP of Finance, Controller, and Director, in small to mid-sized companies in various industries. In addition to his well-rounded financial and management experience, Starr is also proficient within the logistics field through his previous role as CFO and Vice President of Finance & Administration at TBB Global Logistics, a Baltimore-based, non-asset supply chain management company.
In his new position, Starr will be responsible for providing management direction and development to our accounting department, while supervising all aspects of Shapiro’s financial operations.
“I am thrilled to join such a long standing and well respected company in the industry,” says Starr. “I look forward to combining my past 3rd party logistics experience with my international finance and operations experience in my new role as CFO."
“We are very excited to have Walter join our family,” says Margie Shapiro, President and CEO of Samuel Shapiro & Company, Inc. “With his wealth of experience, we look forward to both his contributions and the new perspective he will bring to our strategic discussions.”
Samuel Shapiro & Company, Inc. has been serving the international trade community since 1915. It was founded in Baltimore, MD (headquarters) and has branch offices in Charleston, SC; Dulles, VA; Philadelphia, PA; Atlanta, GA; and Rosedale, NY. Its corporate mission is “We Deliver. Problem Solved.™” For more information, visit http://www.shapiro.com