US-based freight transport forecaster, FTR Transport Intelligence, has announced the appointments of its new CEO and COO.
Jonathan Starks was named as FTR’s new CEO, replacing Eric Starks who will be transitioning to Chairman of the board.
Jonathan Starks joined FTR in 2001 and has spent his career in the role of Chief Intelligence Officer, where he developed and expanded FTR’s Freight•cast transportation model and subscription services product line.
The company also announced that Jami Sargent would be its new COO, the first in its history.
Sargent has been with the company since 2016, and prior to her role as COO she was the company’s Chief of Staff.
According to FTR, Jami’s efforts to implement processes across the organisation while assuming many other responsibilities was instrumental in the FTR’s ability to experience growth during the pandemic.
FTR Chairman, Eric Starks, was pleased to welcome Starks and Sargent into their new positions.
“Jonathan and Jami’s nimble decision-making and ability to navigate an ever-changing business environment give me supreme confidence in their abilities to lead the organisation into the next chapter of FTR’s journey,” he said.
“The entire Board is excited about their ability to continue to deliver world-class service and market intelligence to our valued clients.”
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