Sean Butler Announced as New Chief Human Resource Officer
BlueGrace Logistics announced today that Sean Butler, former Vice President of Human Resources at Mosaic, has joined the company.
Butler was named the new Chief Human Resource Officer just last week and will be leading the human resource strategy and talent acquisition efforts as BlueGrace embarks on the hiring for several hundred more positions over the next few months.
“I am thrilled at the opportunity to start a new adventure with a unique organization like BlueGrace. The pace at which this company is expanding its footprint is incredible, and I am glad to be joining the team during this exciting period of growth,” said Sean Butler, Chief Human Resource Officer at BlueGrace Logistics.
Sean Butler comes to BlueGrace Logistics from Mosaic, where he served as the VP of Human Resources for over 18 years. While at Mosaic and Cargill, he managed HR for the worldwide operations for approximately 4200 employees.
“Sean is a perfect fit for BlueGrace, both culturally and professionally. His extensive background in HR will be instrumental in our employment development over the next phase of growth,” said Bobby Harris, CEO & President of BlueGrace Logistics. “We did a national search and were extremely excited to find the best person was here in Tampa,” continued Harris.
BlueGrace is projected to hire another 500 – 700 new employees in Tampa over the next couple of years, accelerating its national expansion plans and pursuing strategic acquisitions from the recent $255 million private equity investment.
While Butler has a vast amount of experience in human resources with major corporations like Mosaic and Cargill Fertilizer, Inc., he also enjoys serving on several boards throughout the Tampa Bay area.
Notably he serves as the Committee Chair of Compensation Committee for the Lowry Park Zoo and as the Workforce Solutions Committee Chair for Career Source Tampa Bay.
“I really enjoy being involved and supporting the community in which my family and I live,” said Butler.
About BlueGrace Logistics:
Founded in 2009, BlueGrace Logistics is one of the fastest growing leaders of transportation management services in North America. As a full service third party logistics provider (3PL), BlueGrace helps businesses manage their freight spend through industry leading technology, high level freight carrier relationships and overall understanding of the complex $750 Billion U.S. freight industry. BlueGrace is headquartered in Riverview, Florida with over 60 corporate and franchise locations across the U.S. For more information, visit www.mybluegrace.com.