Chris Bauer stands as the Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) at American Expediting, bringing a wealth of expertise and strategic leadership in steering commercial strategies that focus on serving the customer to deliver revenue growth. In his role, Chris is pivotal in orchestrating brand strategy and executional excellence to ensure we remain competitive, agile, and responsive in a dynamic market.
With over 25 years of experience, Chris boasts an extensive background in Marketing, Sales, Finance, and Business Development. His breadth of experience is marked by commercial management roles across various organizations, from startups to established industry frontrunners. Notably, Chris excelled at 3M, where he led Wound Care Marketing and National/Area Sales over his tenure, helping bolster the company’s standing in the healthcare sector.
Before his significant impact at 3M, Chris held multiple Marketing and Sales leadership roles within Healthcare industry giants, such as Convatec, Johnson & Johnson, and KCI. These roles solidified his reputation as a leader capable of driving transformative growth and fostering robust team environments.
Academically, Chris holds a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Clemson University and an MBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. This solid educational background has been vital in his strategic approach, merging scholarly insights with real-world business acumen. His leadership ethos is grounded in collaboration, open communication, and a shared sense of purpose, fostering a cohesive and goal-driven team environment.
In his role as CCO, Chris Bauer is committed to guiding our team toward new heights, championing innovative strategies that not only drive our commercial success but also enhance our standing as a customer-centric organization in the Logistics industry.