Blockchain logistics provider dexFreight has appointed Jim Handoush to serve as the company’s president and chief executive officer.
In his new role, Handoush will focus on strengthening and expanding the use of dexFreight’s technology. Co-founder and former CEO Rajat Rajbhandari will assume the role of chief information officer and focus on market research and fostering relationships with governmental and academic institutions.
Handoush has a strong track record in technology, transportation and logistics. Previously, he served as the executive vice president of transportation and logistics solutions at Optym, a global software development company that provides optimization solutions to transportation companies, Handoush also held multiple executive roles in Landstar System, an asset-light provider of integrated transportation management solutions.
“When we founded dexFreight in early 2018, we understood its enormous potential and knew that we would need leaders with a deep background in scaling and running multi-billion dollar companies,” said Rajbhandari. “As our technology continues to mature, the timing is perfect for someone like Jim Handoush to step in and take the helm. His keen interest in innovation and deep experience will drive our growth in the coming years."