- 18 August 2021
- Transport / Logistics Services
US sustainable, last mile delivery marketplace GoFor has appointed Daphne Huang as Chief Financial Officer and Gary Porter as Chief Analytics and Development Officer. The appointments come as the company prepares for high volume growth both in the United States and abroad.
Huang has more than 20 years of experience as a financial executive. Before her current appointment she was CFO and Chief Accounting Officer for Taro and before that, CFO at Humanwell Healthcare USA. She won her MBA at the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University.
“I am thrilled to join GoFor at such an exciting time for the business,” said Huang. “As GoFor continues its exponential growth, I look forward to implementing strategic financial and operational initiatives and acting as a key financial advisor for the company. My ultimate goal is to fully participate in business growth while maximising GoFor’s bottom line and shareholder value as we continue to evolve and innovate as a company.”
Porter has also more than two decades of experience in his field, leading transformation programmes in diverse sectors from post and logistics to retail and professional services. His expertise is in the end-to-end process of leveraging business analytics to create value for organisations and their customers. Before his appointment at GoFor Porter was a Senior Principal Consultant with P&C Global. He’s a graduate of MIT with dual engineering and Sloan School of Management degrees and also a degree from Harvard Law School.
“Logistics is a data-rich industry with many untapped opportunities enabled by such vast information possibilities. I look forward to setting the strategic priorities for data analytics and building GoFor’s business intelligence infrastructure, capabilities and roadmap,” said Porter. “As the company embarks on the next phase of growth and becomes a leader in innovative, sustainable logistics solutions for retail and other industries, data insights are more important than ever. I’m excited to join the leadership team and ensure we’re leveraging advanced analytics to uncover opportunities to expand the business, streamline operations and transform last mile logistics.”
“It is a pleasure to welcome both Daphne and Gary at this transformative moment for GoFor,” said Ian Gardner, Chief Executive Officer of GoFor. “Daphne has extensive expertise in financial leadership and strong connections with Wall Street and public capital markets, which are vital to GoFor as we accelerate into the next stage of growth.”
Gardner continued, “Gary’s extensive experience leveraging big data analytics and executing transformation programs to drive business growth and profitability are exactly what we need as we position GoFor to lead the market in renewable last mile delivery solutions and services.”