Penske Logistics appointed Jeff Jackson its new president in advance of the planned retirement of Marc Althen. Jackson is a longtime Penske leader with more than 28 years of experience in the transportation industry.
“We’re very pleased to have such an experienced operations leader like Jeff at the helm of our logistics business,” Brian Hard, president of Penske Transportation Solutions, said. “Jeff’s strong operations and leadership background, breadth of experience with customers and industry expertise gives us great confidence as he takes on his new role.”
Throughout his career, Jackson has held multiple operations management and leadership roles with Penske Logistics, including executive vice president of operations for dedicated contract carriage (DCC), senior vice president of operations for DCC and senior vice president of operations of the eastern region as well as prior roles within Penske Truck Leasing, including area vice president for the Northeast and district manager in Tampa, FL, and Memphis, TN. Prior to Penske’s acquisition of Rollins Leasing, Jackson also held positions as rental manager and branch manager in Atlanta, Jacksonville, FL, and Tampa, FL.
“I’m honored and thrilled to take on this new opportunity and to work with such a dynamic leadership team and group of associates,” Jackson said. “We have built an incredible logistics and supply chain business and see tremendous opportunities ahead for us.”
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