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Bolt Holdings names Guy Sanderson as CEO

Since 2008, Guy Sanderson has been serving as the chief operating officer of Bolt Express

The Trucker News Services

1/10/2013

SYLVANIA, Ohio — Bolt Holdings, the parent company of Bolt Express and Strike Logistics, has announced the appointment of Guy Sanderson as chief executive officer.

The appointment was effective Jan. 1.

Ben Bauman, former CEO and founding owner of Bolt Holdings, has transitioned into the role of chairman and is focused on strategic planning and acquisitions, the company said in a news release.

Sanderson and Bauman have already developed a close and productive working relationship, the company said.

Since 2008, Sanderson has been serving as the chief operating officer of Bolt Express where he has helped Bauman navigate the company through a period of explosive growth.

Bolt has realized a 350 percent increase in sales and has been recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in the U.S. for the past 2 years, according to the release.

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“Guy has a very effective leadership style,” Sanderson said. “He holds our employees to a high standard but he also works hard to ensure that they have the tools and support they need to be successful.  Guy and the other members of my executive team will continue to provide the strong leadership that we need.”

Sanderson said he had been tasked with driving the growth and development of our companies while ensuring the same high level of service that the company’s customers have come to expect.

“I am proud to be a part of such a talented team; we have had our share of success over the past few years and I am very excited about our plans for the future,” he said.

Sanderson holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Management from Clarkson University.

Bolt Holdings operates as a shared services model that provides centralized leadership, sales, and back office support to each of its transportation companies.

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