Landstar System has appointed Robert S. Brasher to succeed Patrick J. O’Malley as Landstar’s vice president and chief commercial officer, effective June 3, 2019. The company also announced that O’Malley will step down from his current position with the company on May 31, 2019, and will serve as a special advisor to the CEO through his anticipated retirement in February 2020.
“In his 34 years with Landstar, Pat has led the operations, safety and sales sides of the organization,” said Jim Gattoni, president and CEO, Landstar. ”His leadership has truly helped shape Landstar into the transportation industry leader we are today.”
Brasher has been with Landstar for 19 years, most recently as executive vice president for the Western Field Division. In his new role, Brasher will be responsible for Landstar’s sales via agency development and customer relations to drive business growth and market share.
“Rob has been an integral part of Landstar’s success for many years,” said Gattoni. ”Through his experience with Landstar, Rob has gained significant respect and trust from our agents and customers. Rob’s expertise in sales, agency development and customer growth has positioned him to make a seamless transition into the role of vice president and chief commercial officer.”