Hong Kong, April 18, 2014 — As part of a succession plan, Trans Global Logistics (TGL) has named William Leakos, chief financial officer of its US operations. Leakos, the former vice president audit of Kintetsu World Express , USA (KWE), will be responsible for accounting operations, finance and tax.
“We are very pleased to welcome Bill to our financial management group and to have him play a leadership role in the implementation of SunSystem, TGL’s enterprise accounting system and T-Core, the Group’s enterprise operations system for our operations in the USA where we currently have five offices,” says Donald C.L. Woo, president and CEO of Trans Global Logistics Group Ltd. “Bill has a proven track record in accounting management and systems implementation, and we are delighted that he will head up this effort in the US business unit.”
Leakos was the vice president of audit for KWE from 1999-2014. Prior to this assignment Bill held a variety of accounting management positions at KWE. Before joining KWE, Leakos was an internal auditor for Hughes Aircraft Company headquartered in El Segundo, California. Bill is a CPA and holds a US Customs broker license. He is a graduate of the California State University, Northridge.
“I look forward to working closely with TGL’s corporate finance and customer service groups to implement TGL’s enterprise wide accounting and operations systems in the US which will enhance our ability to provide timely and consistent financial information, and to deliver value to customers around the globe,” says Leakos.
Started in 1994, Trans Global Logistics is a leading Hong Kong-based logistics company that provides air and ocean transportation, warehousing and distribution and customs services. The company has a strong service network in Asia and North America employing more than 500 personnel, combined with an extensive network of agent offices covering the rest of the globe. TGL’s network covers all the major trade gateways in the region and our offices are managed by people with decades of experience in local markets. In China, TGL holds a coveted Class A forwarder’s license.. Visit TGL on the web at www.tglogistics.net