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FTR, an economic and freight forecasting firm, announced it appointed Jonathan Starks CEO of the company, replacing Eric Starks, who will be transitioning to chairman of the board.
Also, FTR announced it named Jami Sargent as chief operating officer, the first in its history.
Jonathan Starks joined FTR in 2001 and most recently served as chief intelligence officer, where he has developed and expanded FTR’s Freightcast transportation model and subscription services product line.
Sargent joined FTR in 2016, and most recently was the company’s chief of staff.
Her efforts to implement processes across the organization while assuming many other responsibilities was instrumental in the organization’s ability to experience growth during the pandemic, the Bloomington, Ind.-based company noted.
“Jonathan and Jami’s nimble decision-making and ability to navigate an ever-changing business environment give me supreme confidence in their abilities to lead the organization into the next chapter of FTR’s journey,” said Eric Starks, a founder of the company, which became a formal entity in 1997. In 2004 he became president. — Transport Topics
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