Ryder System Inc. announced the appointment of Gregory Knott to vice president of information technology for its Supply Chain Solutions business segment. In this new role, Knott will lead an IT team responsible for the development, implementation and maintenance of the strategic IT plan for SCS, including consolidation of business and IT plans, industry and technology trends, assessments of enterprise risk, and business process and enterprise requirements that support SCS and customer operations.
“Ryder prides itself on its ability to integrate multiple technologies to improve the effectiveness of internal processes and customer solutions,” says Keyvan Bohlooli, senior vice president and chief information officer. “Greg brings a wide range of business and customer system implementation experience to his new role. We look forward to his leadership in optimizing Ryder’s technology investments that will increase our competitiveness and enhance the value to our customers.”
Knott joins Ryder following a more than 35-year career in IT, including a 12-year career with General Motors. Most recently, he served as chief information officer for Hummer in Detroit, where he planned and executed a complete portfolio of automotive OEM applications after the company was divested from GM. Before Hummer, Knott held positions of increasing responsibility at GM where he most recently served as process information officer for Worldwide Service & Parts and was responsible for process improvement and all global aftermarket IT. Previously in his career, he also served as chief information officer for the parts division of Deere & Co.