North American Logistics Leader Peter Jessiman Joins Webgistix Board
Webgistix Corp., the global leader in eCommerce order fulfillment, today announced the appointment of Peter Jessiman to the Webgistix Board of Directors.
Jessiman brings more than 20 years of executive experience to the growing eCommerce order fulfillment services provider. Jessiman is currently the president of Wescan Capital Inc., a holding company with interests in transportation, logistics, real estate and financial investments.
Jessiman, based in Winnipeg, Canada, serves on numerous corporate and non-profit boards including Wescan Capital, Bison Transport, CTI Inc. (Chair), Registry Capital (Barbados) Inc. (Chair), Balmoral Hall School, Seven Oaks Hospital Foundation Council, and The United Way of Winnipeg.
"As an owner of one of Canada's largest and most successful transportation and logistics providers, Peter has been a leader in this industry for many years. His experience, combined with his broad knowledge of Supply Chain and eCommerce technologies makes him a valuable addition to our Board," said Joseph DiSorbo, CEO of Webgistix. “In addition, his extensive Board experience together with his international business background will help accelerate Webgistix' strategic growth plans."
"I look forward to helping Webgistix accelerate its domestic and global expansion," said Jessiman. "Fast growing, mid-sized eCommerce retailers around the world want timely and cost-effective order fulfillment. I see tremendous potential for Webgistix to seize this market opportunity with the eCommerce industry's most advanced and reliable fulfillment platform and services."
In addition to business and philanthropic endeavors, Jessiman is a member of Young Presidents Organization (YPO), the Canadian Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD), and is a graduate of Harvard Business School.
Jessiman is an addition to the Webgistix Board of Directors that includes Silicon Valley-based executives Dale Fuller, Chairman of the Board, and Tom Barton, as well as Australia-based corporate executive Phillip Lynch who has extensive experience running operations throughout the Asia Pacific region.
Founded in 2001, Webgistix is a global leader in eCommerce order fulfillment, operating an international network of fulfillment centers that serve hundreds of established eCommerce retailers. Webgistix SmartFill, which is a cloud-based fulfillment platform that works with all major shopping carts and is optimized for mobile commerce, enables eCommerce retailers to outsource their order fulfillment to Webgistix, eliminating fixed overhead and increasing the speed and accuracy of global order fulfillment. For more information, visit www.webgistix.com.
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