Board of Directors

Gregory T. Swienton

Photo of Gregory T. Swienton, Member of the Board


Gregory T. Swienton, 68, is retired chairman and chief executive officer of Ryder System, Inc., a logistics and transportation services company. He joined Ryder in June 1999 as president and chief operating officer and was named chief executive officer in November 2000 and chairman in May 2002. He retired as chief executive officer of Ryder in December 2012 and as chairman in May 2013. Prior to joining Ryder, he was senior vice president-Growth Initiatives of Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corporation ("BNSF"). He held senior positions with BNSF and the former Burlington Northern Railroad from 1994 to 1999, and various executive and management positions with DHL Worldwide Express from 1982 to 1994.

Mr. Swienton has been a member of our board since February 2000. He is chairperson of our Audit Committee and a member of our Finance Committee.

Mr. Swienton also is a director of Lennox International, Inc. (since 2010). Mr. Swienton served as a director of Ryder System, Inc. from June 1999 to May 2013.