“Besides his deep knowledge of the industry and impressive career accomplishments,” commented Mr. Hughes, “I am impressed with Chris’s leadership ability. He has a ‘team player’ mindset and is deeply committed to people, qualities that align well with my desire to build a One Company–One Global Team culture at GES and to make our organization a Great Place to Work.”
Slotten joins GES after completing 12 years of increasing responsibility with UTi Worldwide, a global freight forwarder and integrated contract logistics company. Most recently, he served as Region Vice President of Sales & Marketing for the Americas Region, leading global and local sales teams that cover nine (9) countries with 250 direct sales resources. In addition, Mr. Slotten has experience as a Manager of Global Marketing; as Branch Manager in both Los Angeles and New York; as Vice President – East Region; as Vice President – West Region & Latin America; and at the Board level, responsible for Strategy in the Office of the CEO.