BDP International (BDP), a leading privately-held global logistics and transportation solutions company, has announced Hector J. Gonzalez as its new Chief Operations Officer (COO). Hector will oversee all aspects of BDP’s operations throughout its global network of wholly owned subsidiaries, joint ventures, and strategic partnerships and work closely with Chief Executive Officer and President, Michael Andaloro, to execute BDP’s strategic goals and drive opportunities for growth and service excellence.
Hector is a proven career professional and brings over 25 years of logistics industry experience to the role of COO. He joined BDP in 2015, and most recently served as BDP’s Managing Director – North America Operations & Projects, Oil & Gas Division, where he oversaw operational strategy, financial performance, service requirements and execution, and new business development.
“Hector’s professionalism and leadership have been instrumental in achieving operational growth and service performance for BDP, especially during the challenging industry landscape of the past 18 months,” said Mike Andaloro. “In addition to his extensive industry background and expertise, Hector leads with dedication and conviction, and continuously seeks out opportunities to improve the experience for our customers. The BDP organization as well as BDP’s customers stand to reap the benefits of his operational leadership and business acumen.”
“It is a true honor to accept this role,” said Gonzalez. “BDP is not only a household name but an established leader that boasts a rich history of delivering service excellence and developing innovative solutions for some of the largest and most recognizable companies around the globe. I look forward to this opportunity to lead BDP’s operations as we continue our mission to deliver the future of global logistics.”
BDP has 133 offices around the world and nearly 5,000 employees serving customers across a wide range of industry verticals including chemical, life sciences & healthcare, industrial & manufacturing, oil & gas, and retail & consumer.