Omni Logistics Adds Human Resources Executive to its Board of Directors

Claudia Saenz Amlie brings 20 years of human resources experience to the board. Currently she serves as the chief people officer and SVP of Pet Paradise and NewDay Veterinary Care.

Claudia Saenz Amlie has been appointed as an independent board member by Omni Logistics, a Dallas-based technology-driven provider of global multimodal logistics solutions and specialized services.

“We are excited to welcome the unique skill set, and ideas Claudia brings to Omni Logistics as we continue our growth trajectory and seek to expand our business,” JJ Schickel, CEO of Omni Logistics, said in a statement. “Her experience across multiple industries including financial services, consumer products and services, and B2B offer fresh thinking and will complement our ideas, processes, and strategies.”

Currently she serves as the chief people officer and SVP of Pet Paradise and NewDay Veterinary Care.

Before Pet Paradise, Amlie supported more than 25,000 employees as chief human resources officer for Acosta Inc. and was an EVP at EverBank Financial Corp., now known as TIAA Bank.

Amlie brings 20 years of human resources experience to the board and holds a bachelor’s degree from Vanderbilt University and a law degree from the University of Florida, the company said.

“I am thankful and eager for the opportunity to contribute my knowledge and operational expertise to Omni Logistics. Serving in a variety of roles across different sectors has given me a unique viewpoint to bring to a company in growth mode,” Amlie said in a statement. “I joined the board because I was impressed with the Omni Logistics’ leadership team’s vision and the people-first mindset and culture they have built.”

Omni Logistics is a privately-owned, multibillion-dollar global logistics solutions provider with more than 5,000 employees in more than 100 locations serving the supply chain needs of nearly 7,000 customers.



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