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Ken Whah Joins Hanson Logistics as Chief Operating Officer

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Ken Whah, Hanson LogisticsAndrew Janson, President and CEO, Hanson Logistics, announced today that Ken Whah has joined the third-party logistics company as Chief Operating Officer. This newly created position follows the retirement of Greg Hanson, with Andrew Janson appointed CEO as well as President.

Whah comes to Hanson Logistics from Whirlpool Corporation, where he was most recently the Director of North American Logistics Operations. In that role Whah oversaw more than 1,000 logistics associates and a network of 23 factory and regional distribution centers. Among many other achievements, Whah initiated multiple large scale infrastructure, system, and technology investments as strategic enablers.

“To say that we are excited to have Ken onboard is an understatement,” said Andrew Janson. “His tenure at Whirlpool Corporate was one of continuous improvement and strategic planning and execution. Ken is uniquely qualified to lead our operations at a time when Hanson Logistics is undergoing tremendous growth in customer volume, and an expanding service and technology offering. We look forward to his leadership of Hanson teammates and partner vendors.”

Whah will oversee the company’s warehousing, transportation and information technology operations, including Hanson’s flagship Velocities Multi-Vendor Consolidation program. Hanson Logistics is currently the 13th largest refrigerated warehouse network in the country, with 9 facilities in Michigan and Indiana and a total capacity of 39,000,000 cu. ft. of deep frozen, refrigerated and dry warehousing space. Additionally, Hanson Transportation Management Services operates a refrigerated truck fleet of “dedicated and over the road assets as well as a freight brokerage operation for dry and refrigerated freight.

Whah completed his undergraduate work at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. He holds an MBA from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business in both Engineering Science as well as a Masters in Engineering Science from Purdue University. He is a visiting professor of business at Indiana University and Purdue.

Whah reports to Andrew Janson, President & CEO, Hanson Logistics.

ABOUT HANSON LOGISTICS

Hanson Logistics provides end-to-end temperature-controlled distribution, transportation, warehousing and supply chain services, including multi-vendor consolidation services to the nation's major retailers. As one of the largest providers in the US, the company operates a growing refrigerated transportation fleet and 9 facilities in the central states, totaling 39 million cu. ft. with more than 200 Hanson teammates.