July 2, 2019 – Toronto, Ontario – Livingston International announced today the appointment of Tom Cronin as chief executive officer.
Cronin will replace outgoing CEO Dan McHugh who is leaving the organization to pursue other opportunities. Cronin is a highly experienced senior executive who has spent much of his career in technology-enabled business services, and the last number of years as an executive within Livingston. He has worked closely with McHugh to establish and initiate the execution of Livingston’s strategic priorities.
“Dan played an instrumental role in reshaping Livingston’s vision and accelerating its growth trajectory while also setting the company on a course toward enhanced digital innovation,” said Cronin. “Our goal is to build on the foundation he established and to continue to drive business growth through a focus on innovation, while continuously improving client experience.”
Since joining Livingston, Cronin has made it his core focus to advance Livingston’s technological capabilities to better service clients and position Livingston as the supplier of choice well into the future. He has a strong focus on client-value proposition, growth and operational excellence.
Cronin is an accomplished senior business executive, who possesses more than 25 years of leadership experience in North American and global companies, including LifeLabs Medical Laboratories, Symcor Inc. and SHL Systemhouse. Throughout his career he has been an effective leader in driving organic and acquired growth, organizational effectiveness and in developing high performance teams.
Cronin’s appointment follows the recent acquisition of Livingston by Platinum Equity, which will allow Livingston to broaden its customer-centric growth strategy, focusing on best-in-class customs brokerage and trade compliance services.
Cronin’s appointment as chief executive is effective immediately.
About Livingston International
Livingston International focuses on customs brokerage and trade compliance, offering international trade consulting, global trade management and freight forwarding. It provides clarity in a world of trade complexity, so businesses can grow further, faster and smarter. Livingston employs approximately 3,000 plus associates at more than 100 key border points, sea ports, airports and other strategic locations across North America, Europe and Asia. Visit us at www.livingstonintl.com, and on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.
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