Budd Lake, NJ October 10, 2017 - We are pleased to announce that effective October 1, 2017, Jon Poelma has been promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer (COO). Mr. Poelma joined CCM in early 2012 as Senior Vice President of Operations, with over 20 years experience in the intermodal and port drayage industry. Mr. Poelma will retain his title as COO of CCM, a role he's held since 2015, and continue to oversee CCM's operations. As President, he will work closely on strategic planning and business development with the CCM Board.
The corporate title is designed to recognize Mr. Poelma's success as the head of CCM, notably continuing to develop CCM's position as the leader in service-oriented chassis pool management which is essential to support the supply chain.
CCM manages six regional chassis pool containing nearly 130,000 intermodal chassis at over 300 U.S. rail and port intermodal locations across the U.S. CCM is a subsidiary of the Ocean Carrier Equipment Management Association(OCEMA). CCM pools are the only chassis pools in the United States offering motor carriers and beneficial cargo owners the opportunity to select the intermodal equipment provider of their choice.
Commenting on the announcement, Mike Wilson, Chairman of the Board of CCM and Senior Vice President of Business Operations for Hamburg Süd North America, stated "OCEMA and CCM are very excited about Jon's promotion to President and COO of CCM reflecting his hard work, dedication to excellence and many contributions to the Company's success. During his tenure at CCM, Jon has exhibited strong leadership skills, the vision to identify new markets for growth, continued focus on advanced systems development, and maintaining a strong team to build on CCM's culture of innovation and execution."