John Costanzo, President of Purolator International, the leading provider of U.S. - Canada logistics services and subsidiary of Canada's largest logistics provider, Purolator Inc., recently announced the appointment of William Cikos as Director of Finance and Administration. As the Director, Cikos will oversee all financial aspects of the global services organization.
William Cikos brings over 20 years of finance proficiency and knowledge of international business practices to this position, said Costanzo. He is an asset to our organization and I am pleased to welcome him.
In his new role with Purolator International, William Cikos will concentrate on strategic planning and analysis reporting to President Costanzo, and assume all aspects of financial control, budgeting and administrative support for the company. In 2011, Purolator International announced an aggressive expansion plan for the leading logistics provider who re-entered the U.S. market in 2001. This expansion has included the opening of 10 new branch offices this year in markets such as San Francisco, Minneapolis, Boston and Salt Lake City to facilitate cross border logistics for shipments traveling between the U.S. and Canada.
Prior to joining Purolator, William Cikos spent 14 years in progressive positions of responsibility at Estee Lauder Companies, Inc., the global cosmetics company with over $8 billion in annual revenues, including a position of Executive Director of Finance responsible for the Europe, Middle East and Africa region, and a Finance Controller with fiscal responsibility for all aspects of the company's global IT organization. Previous to Estee Lauder, he worked for ten years at Grumman Aerospace Corporation in various finance roles.
A native of Croatia who grew up in New York, William Cikos makes his home in Massapequa Park, NY. He holds an MBA in Finance from Pace University and a B.A. in Accounting from Queens College. In his free time he enjoys reading, running, biking, and soccer.
About Purolator International
Purolator International, Inc is a subsidiary of Purolator, Inc., Canada's leading integrated parcel and freight delivery services provider. Purolator International specializes in the air and surface forwarding of Express, Freight and Parcel shipments, and customs brokerage, fulfillment and delivery services to, from and within Canada.
In addition to facilities throughout New York, Purolator International has locations in key US and Canadian markets including Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, Salt Lake City, Chicago, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Minneapolis, Detroit, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Houston, Atlanta, Nashville, Boston, Philadelphia, Raleigh/Durham, Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal.