Craig Simon appointed Interim Chief Executive Officer of Radial North America

Craig Simon appointed Interim Chief Executive Officer of Radial North America

Radial, Inc., a bpostgroup company and the leader in eCommerce solutions, announced that Laura Ritchey will be stepping down from her position as Chief Executive Officer on July 5. bpostgroup has appointed Craig Simon as Interim CEO of Radial North America. Simon will report to Chris Peeters, CEO of bpostgroup and he will oversee the leadership of Radial North America's Managing Committee (MCo).

I am proud of what we have accomplished. The eCommerce industry’s dynamic nature demands constant evolution, and I am confident in Radial’s exceptional ability to continue meeting these changing needs,” said Laura Ritchey, CEO of Radial.

Simon brings a wealth of experience and a strong track record of leadership within the industry. His credentials include 11 years leading a standalone FedEx operating company as President & CEO, as well as seven years building a new FedEx professional services team – expanding the team from 30 to 500 people. Additionally, Simon also spent eight years in supply chain consulting for Andersen Consulting (Accenture) Strategy Practice.

We extend our heartfelt thanks to Laura for her service and leadership over the last three years,” said Chris Peeters, CEO of bpostgroup. “Craig’s extensive experience in the logistics industry is a huge asset for Radial North America. I am confident that he will ensure continuity over the next few months during this transition, prepare thoroughly for the end of year peak and be able to re-engage with Radial on growth and innovation."

Radial’s strategic direction remains dedicated to client satisfaction, operational excellence, and business growth. Simon is committed to these priorities and will continue to build on the strong foundation laid by the Radial and bpostgroup leadership teams.

“We are grateful for Laura’s dedication and contributions to Radial,” said Craig Simon. “I look forward to working closely with our talented team to continue driving our strategic initiatives and delivering value to our customers and stakeholders.”


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bpost is Belgium’s leading postal operator and a growing parcel & omni-commerce logistics partner in Europe, North-America and Asia. Our 36,000 employees in Belgium and across the globe connect consumers, businesses and government, by delivering mail and parcels to millions of doorsteps and providing e-commerce logistics services. As a people- and planet-friendly company we create long-term sustainable value for our customers and shareholders. In 2023 bpost generated a turnover of EUR 4,272.2 million.


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