XPO Logistics, a global provider of transport and logistics solutions, has announced that Sandeep Sakharkar will become the chief information officer of GXO Logistics, Inc., the intended spin-off of XPO’s logistics segment.
Sakharkar currently serves as XPO’s senior vice president – logistics technology.
Sakharkar’s 20-year career includes roles as global vice president – core retail and infrastructure with Foot Locker, Inc., and EMEA director of digital technology with Johnson & Johnson.
Earlier, he served as Johnson & Johnson’s IT director for the Asia Pacific region and as practice head with Cognizant Technology Services in Europe. He holds a post-graduate certification in management from Warwick Business School, Warwick University, in the UK.
Mario Harik, chief information officer of XPO Logistics, comments: “Sandeep has an outstanding track record of achieving transformational change for global companies through digitalization and data science. Under his leadership, GXO’s technology organization will have a single-minded focus on realizing the company’s full potential as a leader in e-commerce fulfilment and advanced warehouse automation — major tailwinds driving growth in logistics outsourcing.”