Express-1 Expedited names Welch CFO


Express-1 Expedited Solutions Inc., a provider of transportation logistics, has named John D. Welch as the company’s new chief financial officer. Welch has served as the interim CFO of XPO since April 2010 and has served in various financial positions including corporate controller of XPO and CFO of its expediting subsidiary, Express-1 Inc., prior to its acquisition in 2004.

“We’re excited that John will be able to leverage his financial knowledge of XPO and the transportation industry in this new role,” says Mike Welch, chief executive officer of Express-1, based in Saint Joseph, Mich. “His dedication and hard work through the years have contributed to our success, and we look forward to utilizing his talents as we move forward.”

Prior to joining Express-1, Welch served as vice president of finance for United Memorial Hospital in Greenville, Mich. (1992-1996) and controller for Michiana Community Hospital in Mishawaka, Ind. (1987-1992). He also worked as a certified public accountant for Crowe Chizek & Co. (1983-1987).