Penske Logistics Appoints Industry Veteran Jeff Jackson as New President
Penske Logistics today announced the appointment of Jeff Jackson as 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,” said Brian Hard, president of Penske Transportation Solutions. “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.”
Penske Logistics today announced the appointment of Jeff Jackson as its new president in advance of the planned retirement of Marc Althen.
Throughout his career, Jackson has held numerous operations management and leadership roles with Penske Logistics as executive vice president of operations – dedicated contract carriage (DCC); senior vice president of operations – DCC; and senior vice president, operations of the Eastern region.
While with Penske Truck Leasing, he was area vice president – Northeast; and a district manager in Tampa and Memphis. Prior to Penske acquiring Rollins Leasing Corp., Jackson also held positions as rental manager and branch manager in Atlanta, Jacksonville, and Tampa.
“I’m honored and thrilled to take on this new opportunity and to work with such a dynamic leadership team and group of associates,” said Jackson. “We have built an incredible logistics and supply chain business and see tremendous opportunities ahead for us.”
Jackson holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from the University of South Florida. He is a member of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) and was recently named a Top Supply Chain Pro to Know by Supply and Demand Chain Executive magazine.
By “Move Ahead” Staff