Mario Harik leads the execution of XPO's strategy, including growth investments in customer service excellence and employee satisfaction. Leveraging his previous service as XPO’s chief information officer, Mr. Harik also oversees the expansion of network capacity and proprietary technology that are transforming the company’s operations. Prior to XPO, Mr. Harik held positions as chief information officer and senior vice president of research and development with Oakleaf Waste Management, chief technology officer with Tallan, Inc., and co-founder and chief architect of web and voice applications with G3 Analyst. He holds a master’s degree in engineering, information technology from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a degree in engineering, computer and communications from the American University of Beirut in Lebanon. Mr. Harik also serves on XPO’s board of directors.
Dave Bates is responsible for all day-to-day operations in XPO’s LTL business in North America, including quality of service and the customer experience, network optimization, workforce productivity, pricing and sales. Additionally, he leads the execution of initiatives specific to XPO’s growth strategy, such as capital deployments and the company’s in-house driver school operations. Mr. Bates joined XPO in 2023 following 27 years with Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc., including 12 years as senior vice president, operations, with responsibility for all operations in North America. He started his career with roles at Carolina Freight Carriers and Roadway Express.
Kyle Wismans has led the company’s finance organization since 2023. He joined XPO in 2019 as senior vice president, financial planning and analysis and later served as senior vice president, revenue management and finance. Mr. Wismans has held numerous senior financial positions during his 17-year career with global public companies. Prior to XPO, he was an executive with General Electric Company and Baker Hughes, holding leadership positions as head of global financial planning and analysis for two divisions and chief financial officer for a global GE business. He also held senior roles on GE’s global audit staff. He holds a degree in business administration from the University of Michigan, Ross School of Business.
Luis Gómez leads XPO’s transportation business unit in Europe, with responsibility for truck brokerage, less-than-truckload and other transportation operations. Mr. Gómez joined XPO upon the company’s acquisition of Norbert Dentressangle SA, where he led the growth of the transportation business in Iberia. He has more than 20 years of industry experience, including earlier executive roles in finance with Christian Salvesen and Transportes Gerposa (now XPO). He holds a degree in business administration from the University of Cantabria in Spain, and has completed executive management programs from the Sloan School of Management at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and IMD Business School in Switzerland.