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Ryder Appoints Todd Skiles Sr. Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Supply Chain Solutions
Wednesday, February 05, 2014
Ryder Appoints Todd Skiles Sr. Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Supply Chain Solutions17:05 EST Wednesday, February 05, 2014
MIAMI (Business Wire) -- Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE:R), a leader in commercial transportation and supply chain management solutions, announced today that Todd Skiles has been promoted to the position of Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Supply Chain Solutions (SCS). In this role, reporting to President of Global Supply Chain Solutions John Williford, Mr. Skiles is responsible for overseeing the sales and solutions teams for all of Ryder's SCS industry vertical groups and Ryder Dedicated.
“We've achieved very strong growth at Ryder SCS largely because of innovative, targeted new services in our vertical industry groups and in Ryder Dedicated,” said Mr. Williford. “We anticipate Todd's strong leadership in sales will drive even further growth.”
Mr. Skiles joined Ryder in 1986 as a Rental Manager, and has since held positions of increasing responsibility within both SCS and Fleet Management Solutions (FMS) business units, including Account Manager; Director of Business Development for FMS; Director of Business Development for SCS; Group Director of Sales; and his most recent position as Vice President of Sales for FMS, Southeast Region. His achievements include being inducted into the sales leadership organization Ryder Roundtable in 1995 and serving as its Chairman from 2005 to 2006. Mr. Skiles is also a decorated United States Army war veteran, having proudly served as a Captain and Company Commander during the Persian Gulf War.
Mr. Skiles attended Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania, where he graduated with a degree in Pre-Law Government Studies.
Ryder is a FORTUNE 500® commercial transportation, logistics and supply chain management solutions company. Ryder's stock (NYSE:R) is a component of the Dow Jones Transportation Average and the Standard & Poor's 500 Index. Inbound Logistics magazine has recognized Ryder as a top third party logistics provider and green supply chain partner. Ryder has also been ranked three years in a row as one of the top 250 U.S. companies in the Newsweek Green Rankings. In addition, Security Magazine has named Ryder one of the top companies for security practices in the transportation, logistics, supply chain, and warehousing sector. Ryder is a proud member of the American Red Cross Annual Disaster Giving Program, supporting national and local disaster preparedness and response efforts. For more information, visit www.ryder.com and follow us on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter.
Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements: Certain statements and information included in this news release are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Federal Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are based on our current plans and expectations and are subject to risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Accordingly, these forward-looking statements should be evaluated with consideration given to the many risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results and events to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements including those risks set forth in our periodic filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. New risks emerge from time to time. It is not possible for management to predict all such risk factors or to assess the impact of such risks on our business. Accordingly, we undertake no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.
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