January 13, 2017 2:30 PM, EST

Bison Transport Appoints Rob Penner CEO

Bison Transport

Bison Transport appointed Rob Penner CEO. He currently is president, a post he has held since 2015, the carrier said.

Penner joined Bison in 1991, the company said.

“It is my privilege and honor to present Rob with this opportunity and challenge,” Bison Executive Chairman Don Streuber said in a statement. “Rob has already had a distinguished career, and his knowledge of the industry and insight of our business will bring continued development and growth to Bison Transport.”

Also, Penner is scheduled to take over as chairman of the Truckload Carriers Association in March, the Winnipeg, Manitoba-based company said. 

Bison Transport ranks No. 65 on the Transport Topics Top 100 list of the largest U.S. and Canadian for-hire carriers.