CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kenco, a leading provider of integrated logistics solutions, real estate services, and material handling equipment, has announced the appointment of Denis Reilly as President and CEO. With more than 30 years of experience in the logistics industry, Reilly will be tasked with building on Kenco’s strong position in the industry, and with continuing to enhance the company’s organizational capacity and strategic focus. He succeeds Jane Kennedy Greene, who will continue to serve as Chairwoman of the Board.
“At Kenco, we are proud of being a family-owned business, and of the culture, standards and customer relationships that we have built around this tenet,” said Greene. “We are so pleased to be bringing on a leader who not only embodies these values, but boasts an impressive logistics pedigree. The Board and I are confident that now is the right moment to bring Denis on board to lead Kenco into its next chapter of growth.”
Reilly has a long track record of success and achievement in the logistics industry, most recently serving as CEO of St. George Logistics. He previously held executive and senior leadership roles at USA Dry Van Logistics, LLC, GEODIS (formerly Ozburn Hessey Logistics), MIQ Logistics (formerly YRC Logistics, Inc.), and Menlo. He began his career in logistics with Frito Lay in 1983. Reilly is a member of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals, and received a BS in Logistics and an MBA in Logistics and Marketing from the University of Tennessee.
“I have spent my entire career in the logistics space and Kenco has long stood out as an industry leader in both business success and integrity,” said Reilly. “I’m thrilled to be joining an organization with such a strong reputation and bright future, and look forward to leading Kenco to continued success, while remaining true to its core values.”
Reilly will be tasked with growing and strengthening Kenco’s leadership position in the industry, building on its reputation for operation excellence and supply chain innovation. He will also be focused on strategic planning to grow existing service offerings and markets served, and on talent management and succession planning to ensure Kenco has the best people to service its customers. Kenco currently provides warehousing, transportation, and material handling equipment (MHE) solutions to over 200 clients. It manages more than $100 million in transportation revenue, $300 million in MHE assets, and 28 million square feet of warehouse space in 90 locations across North America.
Reilly will join the Kenco Board of Directors and report into Greene. He will oversee the Kenco executive management team, which includes Chief Operating Officer David Caines and Chief Administrative Officer Scott Mayfield. Sheila Crane will continue to report into Greene as Vice Chairwoman of the Board. Greene will remain active in the company through her role as Chairwoman of the Board of Directors.
Kenco Logistics provides integrated logistics solutions that include distribution and fulfillment, comprehensive transportation management, material handling services, real estate management, and information technology—all engineered for Operational Excellence. Woman-owned and financially strong, Kenco has built lasting customer relationships for more than 60 years. Kenco’s focus is on common sense solutions that drive uncommon value. Learn more at www.kencogroup.com. Also, connect with Kenco on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and the Kenco Blog.