Marten Transport appoints Kohl president

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Marten Transport announced Wednesday, May 7, that its board has appointed Timothy M. Kohl to serve as its president, effective June 2. Randolph L. Marten will remain chairman and chief executive officer of the Mondovi, Wis.-based company.

Kohl, who joined Marten Transport in November 2007, has more than 20 years of experience in the transportation services industry. He previously was employed by Knight Transportation Inc. as its president from January 2004 to October 2007, and as its secretary from October 2000 to October 2007. Kohl previously served as a director on Knight’s board of directors, as its chief financial officer, as its vice president of human resources, and as vice president of Knight’s southeast region.

Prior to his employment with Knight, Kohl was employed by Burlington Motor Carriers as vice president of human resources. Prior to his employment with Burlington Motor Carriers, he served as vice president of human resources for J.B. Hunt.

“We are pleased to announce that our board has appointed Mr. Kohl because he is a strong addition to our leadership team,” Marten says. “His experience in the transportation services industry will be invaluable as we focus on growing and improving our business.”