Ryder promotes Robert Sanchez to President and Chief Operating Officer
Ryder System has announced Robert E. Sanchez has been promoted to the position of President and Chief Operating Officer of the company. In this role, Sanchez will continue to report to Ryder Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Gregory Swienton, and will be responsible for the general management of all business operations of Ryder's two business segments. The business segment presidents of both Fleet Management Solutions (FMS) and Supply Chain Solutions (SCS) will now report to Robert E. Sanchez.
"At Ryder, and in my role as the CEO, we have had a long-standing commitment to management development at all levels of our organization," said Gregory Swienton. "This includes providing leadership opportunities in positions that broaden our team's capabilities through rotational assignments as well as providing roles of increasing responsibility that contribute to the long-term progress and stability of our company. This appointment is another example of that commitment and one that has been well-earned by Robert Sanchez. Because of his breadth of assignments and performance over the years, Robert is ideally suited for this position."
Sanchez served most recently as President of Global Fleet Management Solutions, Ryder's largest business segment, and has been a member of the company's Executive Leadership team since 2003.Over the course of an 18-year Ryder career, Sanchez has held a range of leadership positions for the company and both business segments, including: Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Ryder System, Inc.; Executive Vice President of Operations (FMS); Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Ryder System, Inc.; Senior Vice President of Transportation Management (SCS); and Vice President of Asset Management (FMS).