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  1. Operational Challenges Persist in UTi's Fiscal 4Q


    Tue, 31 Mar 2015

    think material execution uncertainty exists, particularly given management turnover--recall that in December, former CEO Eric Kirchner resigned and EVP of global operations Edward Feitzinger took the helm. We do not anticipate making changes to our fair value

  2. Restructuring Distractions Linger in UTi's Fiscal 3Q


    Tue, 9 Dec 2014

    given management turnover: Executive vice president of global operations Edward Feitzinger took the helm Monday after CEO Eric Kirchner resigned. We are maintaining our fair value estimate and narrow economic moat rating. Excluding foreign exchange, gross

  3. UTi Worldwide Appoints New CFO


    Mon, 10 Sep 2012

    transition is consistent with the firm's broader restructuring initiatives in recent years--recall UTi appointed current CEO Eric Kirchner to replace founder Roger MacFarlane in 2009. Additionally, Rodick's background and experience appear to be a decent fit

  4. UTi Worldwide Expands Core Margins Despite Soft Air Freight Demand


    Thu, 7 Jun 2012

    Management indicated some clients have shifted modes from air to ocean, and cited the automotive market in particular. CEO Eric Kirchner suggested the cost differential is similar to last year (it's still 10 times more expensive to ship by air), and indicated

  5. UTi Worldwide Expands Core Margins Despite Soft Air Freight Demand


    Mon, 26 Mar 2012

    too, and we're mostly encouraged by the firm's progress on its myriad and necessary operational initiatives that CEO Eric Kirchner escalated upon his arrival in early 2009. Ocean freight volume expanded 2% despite the inclusion of the Chinese New Year

  6. UTi Reports In-Line First-Quarter Results


    Tue, 21 Jun 2011

    value estimate. Our key takeaway from the quarter is that UTi continues to make progress in implementing the new systems CEO Eric Kirchner and CFO Lawrence Samuels have identified as critical to integrating the firm's disparate operations and to consolidating

  7. UTi Reports Fourth-Quarter Results, Progress on System Improvements


    Thu, 24 Mar 2011

    plans executed to completion. The early completion of the financial system implementation increases our confidence that CEO Eric Kirchner can achieve his restructuring objectives on the timeline he has identified (the next 24 months or so). Near term, we

  8. UTi Reports Solid 3Q Results, but Concern for Near-Term Demand


    Thu, 2 Dec 2010

    and distribution). UTi has hired or identified leaders of three of these four divisions during the past six months. CEO Eric Kirchner cited several examples of low-hanging margin-improvement fruit UTi is harvesting. Case in point this quarter: UTi announced

  9. UTi Names New CEO


    Mon, 5 Jan 2009

    UTi UTIW announced that Eric Kirchner will assume the role of CEO starting January 2009. This change at the helm is no surprise, since the firm last year announced

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