Vehicle shipper MetroGistics has hired David R. Larson as executive vice president for business development and sales partner.

In this new position, Larson will help the company grow its business on multiple fronts, focusing on strategic sales development for both new vehicles and large remarketing accounts, according to the company.

Larson most recently worked for Jack Cooper Holdings, where he was vice president of Europe and Asia. His previous experience also includes serving as senior vice president for business development with United Road; director of business development with both Axis Group and The Pasha Group; and logistics manager with Kia Motors America.

Last year, MetroGistics announced strategic partnerships with Precision Motor Transport Group, LLC (PMTG) and McNutt Automotive Logistics, LLC (McNutt).