Among 2014's Most Powerful & Influential Women: Karen Jones

MarineLink.com
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Karen Jones: Photo Ryder

Commercial transportation and supply chain management firm Ryder System Inc. say that their Chief Marketing Officer, Karen Jones, was named one of 2014’s Most Powerful & Influential Women by the Florida Diversity Council. Ms. Jones was presented with the award at the 2014 Florida Diversity & Leadership Conference, held at the Rosen Plaza Hotel in Orlando, Fla.

“Being inclusive of people with different backgrounds and experiences who can bring innovative perspectives to Ryder’s business helps us to improve the effectiveness of our solutions, which is critical for our long-term growth and competitiveness,” said Greg Greene, Executive Vice President & Chief Administrative Officer, Ryder. “Women in particular represent an important and growing segment of the current and future workforce. We are thrilled that Karen is being recognized as a Most Powerful & Influential Woman."

Ryder informs that the Florida Diversity Council's mission is to enhance the appreciation for and understanding of the value of diversity and inclusion, selected recipients of the Most Powerful & Influential Women award based on the following criteria:

  • Provides leadership excellence in the public and/or private sectors;
  • Sustains a record of accomplishments and/or contributions to field of work throughout scope of her career;
  • Has clout within her organization in terms of significant impact on revenues, profitability, and/or direction of the organization;
  • Demonstrates leadership and commitment to community well-being and/or high visibility in the community; and
  • Exhibits and demonstrates a commitment to the highest ethical standards and professional excellence.

Ms. Jones, who reports to Ryder Chairman and CEO Robert Sanchez as a member of the Company’s Leadership Team, is responsible for leading both the Fleet Management Solutions and Supply Chain Solutions Marketing departments and integrating the management of all marketing and brand related activities across Ryder.

 www.ryder.com

Maritime Reporter September 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

MHI to Change Name of Group Company

Effective November 1 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) will change the name of its group company in Singapore from Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering & Services Private Ltd.

Petrobras P-66 Platform Module to Boost Production

The P-66 platform’s first modules, built at the Tomé Ferrostaal Consortium’s Module Plant located at the Port of Maceió, Alagoas, are now ready and loaded on the São Tomé barge.

Exmar Optimistic About Gas Carrier Market into 2015

Belgian gas shipping group Exmar said on Thursday that the market for its very large and midsize gas carriers was at historically high levels in the third quarter

People in the News

Marine Renewable Energy Testing Facility in Singapore Mooted

ClassNK has launched of a feasibility study for a new marine renewable energy testing facility to be built in Singapore. The announcement was made at the 2014

Rep. Cummings Receives Maritime Service Award

On Wednesday, October 29, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) delivered keynote remarks at APL Maritime’s Senior Management Conference, and received an award

LA Governor Jindal Appoints Bollinger's Barker

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal appointed James "Ray" Barker to the Louisiana Workforce Investment Council. Barker, of Raceland, is the Director of Human Resources at Bollinger Shipyards, Inc.

Logistics

Southern California Port Congestion

Hapag-Lloyd informs about the congestion at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach that has reached a critical point. I. Several container ships are anchoring

Confidence High in UK Logistics Sector

The latest U.K. Logistics Confidence Index commissioned by Barclays and Moore Stephens reveals that confidence in the U.K. logistics sector remains high but more

Kirby Corp. Announces Record 3Q Results

Record 2014 third quarter earnings per share of $1.34 compared with $1.21 in the 2013 third quarter, which included a $0.08 benefit due to the reduction of the United earnout liability.

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Naval Architecture Navigation Offshore Oil Pipelines Pod Propulsion Ship Repair Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1921 sec (5 req/sec)