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May 28, 1998 | Patrice Apodaca
C. Robert Campbell has been named president and chief executive of Bax Global Inc., an Irvine-based cargo transport and logistics management concern. The transportation industry veteran will join the company June 8 as part of a restructuring intended to decentralize management of the operating units of Bax's parent, Pittston Co. Previously, Bax's chief executive was also the CEO of Pittston. Campbell, 53, spent 21 years at the truck leasing company Ryder System Inc.
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November 9, 1999
* Doug Faber has been named vice president, U.S. Western division for Irvine-based Bax Global Inc. He was previously vice president, purchased transportation. Before joining Bax, Faber was a founding partner of Spectrum Logistics Inc. In addition, Peter Gruettner has been appointed vice president of Ocean Services. Before joining the company, he was president of Ecu-Line-USA, and president of Conterm-USA.
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BUSINESS
May 13, 1998
Moving to strengthen its Asia/Pacific business, air freight giant BAX Global Inc. said Tuesday it has acquired a controlling interest in its South Korean agent, Borim Express Ltd. The new entity will be named BAX Global Korea Co. Ltd. after the deal takes effect later this month, according to Irvine-based BAX Global. Borim Express, which is based in Seoul, has been BAX Global's exclusive agent in South Korea since 1989 and is a major forwarder in the market.
BUSINESS
May 28, 1998 | Patrice Apodaca
C. Robert Campbell has been named president and chief executive of Bax Global Inc., an Irvine-based cargo transport and logistics management concern. The transportation industry veteran will join the company June 8 as part of a restructuring intended to decentralize management of the operating units of Bax's parent, Pittston Co. Previously, Bax's chief executive was also the CEO of Pittston. Campbell, 53, spent 21 years at the truck leasing company Ryder System Inc.
BUSINESS
November 9, 1999
* Doug Faber has been named vice president, U.S. Western division for Irvine-based Bax Global Inc. He was previously vice president, purchased transportation. Before joining Bax, Faber was a founding partner of Spectrum Logistics Inc. In addition, Peter Gruettner has been appointed vice president of Ocean Services. Before joining the company, he was president of Ecu-Line-USA, and president of Conterm-USA.
BUSINESS
December 23, 1997 | PATRICE APODACA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Air freight giant BAX Global Inc. has agreed to acquire privately held Distribution Services Ltd. for $76 million as part of its strategy of expanding its worldwide services. Irvine-based BAX, formerly Burlington Air Express, is best known for handling air shipments for big corporate customers including General Motors, Rockwell International and TRW. But lately BAX has been expanding more heavily into ocean freight and logistics management.
BUSINESS
October 19, 1999
* Kevin Mellor has been appointed president of Irvine-based Bax Global Inc.'s Europe, Middle East and Africa operations. Mellor had been managing director and main board member at TDG Logistics. Before that, he was chairman of Tibbet & Britten's International unit, with responsibility for operations in nine countries. * John D. Leavitt has been named to the newly created position of national sales manager for Cristek Interconnects Inc. in Anaheim.
BUSINESS
May 14, 1998 | Dow Jones
BAX Global Inc. in Irvine said it has completed its acquisition of privately held Air Transport International LLC. In February, BAX Global reported that it agreed to buy Air Transport for less than $30 million, but no updated financial terms were disclosed. Air Transport, based in Little Rock, Ark., operates freight and passenger aircraft, including a certified fleet of DC-8 jets that provides service to air freight giant BAX Global and other customers. U.S.
BUSINESS
October 5, 1999 | DARYL STRICKLAND
The office project that found itself with the largest vacancy ever in Orange County--more than 600,000 square feet--has been partly filled over the last 10 days, the owner and property manager of Park Place Office Campus said Monday. The opening was created when Fluor Corp., which had based its headquarters there for more than two decades, moved its headquarters to Aliso Viejo this summer.
BUSINESS
December 23, 1997 | PATRICE APODACA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Air freight giant BAX Global Inc. has agreed to acquire privately held Distribution Services Ltd. for $76 million as part of its strategy of expanding its worldwide services. Irvine-based BAX, formerly Burlington Air Express, is best known for handling air shipments for big corporate customers such as General Motors and TRW. Lately it has been expanding more heavily into ocean freight and logistics management.
BUSINESS
May 13, 1998
Moving to strengthen its Asia/Pacific business, air freight giant BAX Global Inc. said Tuesday it has acquired a controlling interest in its South Korean agent, Borim Express Ltd. The new entity will be named BAX Global Korea Co. Ltd. after the deal takes effect later this month, according to Irvine-based BAX Global. Borim Express, which is based in Seoul, has been BAX Global's exclusive agent in South Korea since 1989 and is a major forwarder in the market.
BUSINESS
December 23, 1997 | PATRICE APODACA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Air freight giant BAX Global Inc. has agreed to acquire privately held Distribution Services Ltd. for $76 million as part of its strategy of expanding its worldwide services. Irvine-based BAX, formerly Burlington Air Express, is best known for handling air shipments for big corporate customers including General Motors, Rockwell International and TRW. But lately BAX has been expanding more heavily into ocean freight and logistics management.
BUSINESS
April 3, 2001
Gary L. Gottlieb has joined the board of directors of Centralink in Laguna Hills. He is chairman of Partners Psychiatry and Mental Health System, a professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and president and chief executive of the North Shore Medical Center in Salem, Mass. * Sean McGill has joined Sideshow Network Inc. in Tustin as executive vice president, business development.
BUSINESS
May 11, 2000 | GREG HERNANDEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Giant cargo mover GeoLogistics Corp. has moved to Santa Ana, joining the ranks of Orange County's billion-dollar businesses and bolstering the region's reputation as a sophisticated center for transporting goods. The move, from Golden, Colo., and other sites will bring 100 headquarters jobs to Santa Ana. The company, which has 6,000 employees worldwide and logs annual sales of $1.
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